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Edradour 18 yo 1993/2012 (52.7%, OB, Sauternes cask finish, cask #8/737/4, 203 bottles) - 211013

 



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Edradour - Scotch Malt Whisky - Region: Highlands
WF Distillery Ranking: Cru Bourgeois Supérieur (all current rankings here)


Status: active - Stills: 2 (1 wash, 1 spirit) - Founded: 1837
Address: Pitlochry, Perthshire PH16 5JP - Phone: +44 (0) 1796 472 095
Web: www.edradour.co.uk - More info: Malt Madness


My favourite expression so far:
Edradour 30 yo 1973/2003 (53.4%, OB, sherry butt #97, 539 bottles)
90 points - Last tasted: March 5, 2004 - Tasting notes: here
Edradour

General Distillery Profile - keywords (wazzat?)
Wine Sweet Strawberries Sour Fruit jam Caramel Apricot Oranges Mushrooms Coffee


MM Distillery profile:
The Edradour distillery is located on the edge of the Southern Highlands, better known as the Midlands. Bottlings have been released onder the name Edradour, but in the past some batches were bottled as 'Glenforres'. A more heavily peated 'Balechin' variety has become available as well.The name Edradour is first mentioned in 1837, but a 'farm' distillery under the name Glenforres was founded in or around 1825. At one time many of these small distillery were operational in Perthshire, but Edradour is the only one to survive to this day. Until Kilchoman on Islay became operational... More on Malt Madness.

For a virtual tour of the distillery, or parts of it, please click here...

Check all the 'winners' (90 points or more) on this wee list (PDF)

Whiskyfun tasting notes
OB - no vintage
  • Ballechin #1 (46%, OB, Burgundy matured, 6000 bottles, 2006) - 231006
  • Ballechin #2 Madeira Matured (46%, OB, 2007) - 111007
  • Ballechin #3 (46%, OB, matured in Port hogsheads, 2008) - 121008
  • Ballechin '4th Release' (46%, OB, matured in Oloroso Sherry Casks, Bottled 2009) - 140211
  • Ballechin '5th Release' (46%, OB, matured in Marsala Casks, bottled 2010) - 140211
  • Ballechin '6th Release' (46%, OB, matured in bourbon casks, 2011) - 271011
  • Edradour 'Port Cask Matured' (46%, OB, 1st release, cask #378, 2008) - 121008
  • Edradour 10 yo (40%, OB, tall bottle, +/-1990) - 121008
  • Edradour 10 yo (40%, OB, Pernod Ricard, +/-2001) - no notes - 62
  • Edradour 10 yo (43%, OB, Pernod Ricard, +/-2001, Distillery Edition) - no notes - 65
  • Edradour 10 yo (40%, OB, dumpy bottle, +/-2002) - 121008
  • Glenforres 12 yo (43%, Glenforres-Glenlivet, 1980’s) - 050906
  • Edradour 12 yo 'Caledonia' (46%, OB, 2009) - 080810
OB - vintage
  • Edradour 30 yo 1973/2003 (53.4%, OB, sherry butt #97, 539 bottles) - 050304
  • Edradour 21 yo 1983/2004 (53.6%, OB, cask #03/041, 776 bottles) - 200904 - 091104
  • Edradour 18 yo 1993/2012 (52.7%, OB, Sauternes cask finish, cask #8/737/4, 203 bottles) - 211013
  • Edradour 1995/2008 (57%, OB, Cask #458, 683 bottles) - 080810
  • Edradour 10 yo 1997/2008 (59.1%, OB, straight from the cask, Château d’Yquem Finish, 452 bottles) - 121008
  • Edradour 9 yo 2003/2012 'PTM' (61.2%, OB, cask #151, 274 bottles) - 301112
Gordon & MacPhail
  • Edradour 10yo 1972 (40%, G&M Connoisseur’s Choice old brown label, +/- 1982) - 121008
  • Edradour 1973 (40%, G&M Connoisseur’s Choice old map label, +/- 1985) - 121008
Signatory
  • Edradour 20 yo 1976/1996 (50.2%, Signatory, casks #161/164, 420 bottles) - 121008
  • Edradour 23 yo 1983/2006 Port Finish (52.1%, Signatory Vintage, cask #06/0554, 743 bottles) - 270107
  • Edradour 22 yo 1984/2006 PX finish (48.2%, Signatory, cask #06/0090/1, 669 bottles) - 270107
  • Edradour 21 yo 1985/2006 Château Yquem finish (50.4%, Signatory, cask #06/0093/1, 320 bottles) - 270107
  • Edradour NAS 'Batch#1' (52,6%, Signatory, Tokaji matured, Bottled 8/2006) - 270107
  • Edradour 10 yo Burgundy Finish (58.8%, Signatory Straight from The Cask) - 050304
  • Edradour 10 yo 1992/2002 (46%, Signatory UCF, cask #117) - no notes - 70
  • Edradour 10 yo 1993/2004 Burgundy Finish (57.4%, OB, cask #04/13/3, 458 bottles) - 091104
  • Edradour 10 yo 1993/2004 Sauternes Finish (56.8%, OB, cask #04/11/2, 445 bottles) - 091104
  • Edradour 10 yo (58,8%, Signatory Straight from the Cask, Côtes de Provence finish, 50cl) - 270107
  • Edradour 10 yo 1994/2004 (46%, Signatory, cask #344, 787 bottles) - 200904
  • Edradour 11 yo 1994/2005 (59.6%, OB, Straight from The Cask, Madeira finish, cask #04/316/4, 488 bottles) - 221105
  • Edradour 11 yo 1994/2005 (57.1%, OB, Straight from The Cask, Gaja Barolo finish) - 221105
  • Edradour 11 yo 1996/2007 (56.7%, Signatory, Super Tuscan finish, 467 bottles) - 080108
Various IB
  • Bere Barley 14 yo 1986 (45%, Michel Couvreur, cask #269, 520 litres) - 050906