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Dailuaine 1962/2000 (52.2%, James MacArthur, Millennium, sherry) - 210314

 


 


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Dailuaine - Scotch Malt Whisky - Region: Speyside
WF Distillery Ranking: Cinquième Cru Classé (all current rankings here)


Status: Active - Stills: 6 (3 wash, 3 spirit) - Founded: 1852
Address: Carron, Aberlour, Banffshire AB38 7RE - Phone: +44 1340 872 500
Web: www.malts.com - More info: Malt Madness


My favourite expression so far:
Dailuaine-Glenlivet 31 yo 1966/1997 (56.8%, Cadenhead's Authentic Collection)
94 points - Last tasted: July 4, 2005 - Tasting notes: here
Dailuaine
General Distillery Profile - keywords (wazzat?)
Sherry Caramel Dried fruits Dry Tea Oranges White pepper Cake Herbal Bitter

MM Distillery profile:
Dailuaine (or Dailuainne) distillery was built in 1852 by William Mackenzie. When William passed away in 1865 his widow Jane decided to lease Dailuaine to a banker from Aberlour, James Fleming. In 1879 Jane's son Thomas formed 'Mackenzie & Company' together with James Fleming.Between 1884 and 1887 Dailuaine was rebuilt and expanded, making it one of the largest distilleries in the Highlands at the time. In 1889 Dailuaine was the very first distillery to be fitted with a 'pagoda' type roof designed by Charles Doig. Many distilleries followed... More on Malt Madness.
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Check all the 'winners' (90 points or more) on this wee list (PDF)

Whiskyfun tasting notes
OB - no vintage
  • Dailuaine 16 yo (43%, Flora & Fauna, +/-1998) - no notes - 81
  • Dailuaine 17 yo 'The Manager's Dram' (59.9%, OB, Sherry, 2000) - 010610
OB - vintage
  • Dailuaine 22 yo 1972/1996 (61.80%, UD Rare Malts, 20cl) - no notes - 83
  • Dailuaine 1997/2009 'Manager's Choice' (58.6%, OB, cask #8476, 564 bottles) - 010610
Berry Bros & Rudd
  • Dailuaine 1973/2010 (50.6%, Berry Bros & Rudd, cask #10418) - 260711
  • Dailuaine 1974/2005 (46%, Berry Brothers Own Selection, cask #B111/2) - 210314
  • Dailuaine 1975/2003 (46%, Berry Bros, cask #5539) - 050304
Cadenhead
  • Dailuaine-Glenlivet 27 yo 1966/1994 (45.7%, Cadenhead's Original Collection) - 040705
  • Dailuaine-Glenlivet 31 yo 1966/1997 (56.8%, Cadenhead's Authentic Collection) - 040705 - 110809
Chieftain's
  • Dailuaine 30 yo 1982/2013 (52%, Chieftain's, hogshead, cask #3893, 282 bottles) - 030613
  • Dailuaine 11 yo 1995/2006 (43%, Chieftain's Choice, Tokay finish, c#91001/91003, 1062 bottles) - 101208
  • Dailuaine 10yo 1996/2007 Médoc Finish (50%, Chieftain's, C#90421/90422, 618 bottles) - 010208
Douglas Laing
  • Dailuaine 34 yo 1973/2007 (50%, Douglas Laing, Old Malt Cask, refill hogshead, cask ref #3976, 238 bottles) - 040413
  • Dailuaine 11 yo 1997/2009 (46%, Douglas of Drumlanrig, cask #4888, 715 bottles) - 110809
  • Dailuaine 7 yo 2005/2013 (41.5%, Douglas Laing, Single Minded, sherry butt) - 210314
Gordon & MacPhail
  • Dailuaine 14 yo 1971 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail, CC, old brown label) - 200609
  • Dailuaine 1971/1992 (40%, G&M CC old map label) - 120805
  • Dailuaine 1974/2001 (40%, G&M Connoisseurs Choice) - no notes - 85
  • Dailuaine 1975/2002 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail, Connoisseurs Choice) - 130507
  • Dailuaine 31 yo 1975/2006 (55%, Gordon & MacPhail Reserve, sherry cask #4374, 197 bottles) - 130507
  • Dailuaine 1994/2005 (46%, Gordon & MacPhail for La Maison du Whisky, cask #9788, 382 bottles) - 281005
Hart Bros
  • Dailuaine 17 yo 1980/1998 (43%, Hart Bros) - 281005
  • Dailuaine 11 yo 1997/2008 (46%, Hart Brothers, Finest Collection) - 101208
James MacArthur
  • Dailuaine 12 yo (62.4%, James MacArthur, cask #6911, circa 1989) - 010208
  • Dailuaine 1962/2000 (52.2%, James MacArthur, Millennium, sherry) - 210314
  • Dailuaine 1976/2004 (57.1%, James McArthur Old Masters, cask #5967) - 271204
  • Dailuaine 13 yo 2000/2013 (61.3%, James MacArthur, Old Masters, bourbon, cask #82) - 210314
Jean Boyer
  • Dailuaine 1998/2008 (43%, Jean Boyer Best Casks of Scotland, sherry casks, 700 bottles) - 101208
Master of Malt
  • Dailuaine 27 yo 1983/2011 (53.6%, Master of Malt, 231 bottles) - 260212
MacKillop's Choice
  • Dailuaine 23 yo 1988/2012 (43%, Mackillop's Choice, cask #3549) - 211113
Samaroli
  • Dailuaine 1994/2006 (45%, Samaroli, sherry cask #206/06086, 390 bottles) - 010208
Signatory Vintage
  • Dailuaine 15 yo 1997/2012 (46%, Signatory, Un-chilfiltered Collection, hogshead, cask #6015+6016, 795 bottles) - 040413
Silver Seal
  • Dailuaine 12 yo 2000/2012 (56.2%, Silver Seal, sherry cask, cask #9201, 348 bottles) - 030613
SMWS
  • Dailuaine 18 yo 1986/2005 (58.6%, Scotch Malt Whisky Society 41.31, 258 bottles) - 120805
The Ultimate - Van Wees
  • Dailuaine 1997/2012 (46%, The Ultimate, cask #6012, 372 bottles) - 040413
The Whisky Fair
  • Dailuaine 31 yo 1973/2005 (47.8%, The Whisky Fair, butt #14739, 204 bottles) - 120805
  • Dailuaine 35 yo 1976/2011 (50.6%, The Whisky Agency, bourbon hogshead, 148 bottles) - 161111
  • Dailuaine 31 yo 1982/2013 (51.3%, The Whisky Agency, refill hogshead, 225 bottles) - 211113
Various IB
  • Dailuaine 14 yo 1979 'Friars Carse' (59.7%, The Whisky Connoisseur, cask #8965) - 120805
  • Dailuaine 28 yo 1983/2012 (47.3%, Archives, hogshead, cask #865, 265 bottles) - 260212
  • Dailuaine 20 yo 1985/2006 (53.3%, The Whisky Chamber, cask #0220/4566, 262 bottles) - 200609
  • Dailuaine 14 yo 1988/2012 (58.5%, Riegger's Selection, bourbon, cask #3396, 298 bottles) - 111212
  • Dailuaine 20 yo 1992/2013 (54.1%, The Whisky Barrel, Burns Malt, bourbon barrel, cask #3127) - 030613
  • Dailuaine 21 yo 1992/2013 (53.3%, The Whisky Mercenary) - 210314