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    Cardhu 12 Year Old Reviews

    Cardhu 12 Year Old 64
    Based on 8 reviews.
    Rated on a scale of 50 to 99
    Distillery
    Cardhu
    Style
    Single Malt
    Release
    Unspecified
    Age
    12 Years
    Alcohol
    40% abv.
    Region
    Scotland, Speyside
    Bottled For
    Distillery

    A much-loved single malt, as shown by the huge furore created after Diageo announced it was to be relaunched as a vatted malt. Fortunately, they were persuaded to reconsider and the malt remains the product of one distillery. That aside, this is a charming Speysider for the sweet-toothed among you.

    Cardhu 12 Year Old
    Review by Anonymous

    9050/99
    Color
    dark honey
    Body
    medium body
    Palate
    honey, with slight fruit
    Finish
    Long finish with great flavor to the end

    smooth and buttery. Easy to drink

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    Cardhu 12 Year Old
    Review by Mr Darcy

    7150/99
    Color
    Young sauternes
    Nose
    Malty, Flora, Wooden.
    Body
    Medium
    Palate
    Grainy, Veggietable, Herbal.
    Finish
    Warm thin medium length slightly sweet finish.

    Not in the cards.

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    Cardhu 12 Year Old
    Review by Anonymous

    8950/99
    Color
    Light amber . Almost golden
    Nose
    Light smoke, citrus
    Body
    smooth
    Finish
    warm with a good finish

    Very enjoyable. Great for casual drinking. One of the best for its price.

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    Cardhu 12 Year Old
    Review by Hack

    8050/99
    Color
    Light golden honey
    Nose
    light oak with a touch of pear and a light vanilla bourbon
    Body
    a thin yet almost creamy vanilla, applepear (if you have not had one – try it), then there is a slight void, and then a soft pink peppercorn like note on the late mid and finish
    Palate
    a mild-medium body, soft and smooth, light warmth and low burn on the mid palate, slightly oily texture
    Finish
    faint finish at first but warms up a little after a few sips but that is not saying much, short lived on the finish

    I am a beginner with this scotch thing. I have had a few with my friends and enjoyed them. I do beer and wine reviews and they thought I could do scotch. I thought I would give it a try. The guys at the party store I go to directed me to this one knowing that I am a beginner. Along with a bottle of Belvenie 15.

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    Cardhu 12 Year Old
    Review by Scotchaliver

    8750/99
    Color
    Dark side of the sun
    Nose
    Citrus with fruit and nutty with a hint of cinnamon: a carb-filled meal all in one
    Body
    Light bodied with a smooth movement over the tongue
    Palate
    Citrus and butterscotch ( no pun intended) with vanilla and cinnamon at the end
    Finish
    Finished nice and smooth. The taste gets better and better for quite a while. One of the finest finishes I have had from the speyside region.

    A very nice speyside treat. Finishes strong and neat. Much more than I expected. The citrus and cinnamon are unmistakably complex in nature and long lasting to say the least. not my favorite scotch, but one that is well worth trying...

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    Cardhu 12 Year Old
    Review by Anonymous

    8550/99
    Color
    Some call it sunny. I say it's just about yellow.
    Nose
    Sweet, with a dash of very pleasant heat attached.
    Body
    Thin. This single malt reveals itself very quickly and then is gone. But what a show.
    Palate
    On the thin, sweet side. That might sound disparaging, but it's not meant to be.
    Finish
    Not a long finish, in keeping with its quick-and-clean body. But it's a joy to drink.
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    Cardhu 12 Year Old
    Review by Eye-lah Guy

    8750/99
    Color
    Sunny amber in the glass
    Nose
    Delicate nose of oak and tree fruit
    Body
    Soft
    Palate
    Sparkling grains and sugary vanilla/peach with a suggestion of peat, harmonious balance of a wise distiller
    Finish
    Appears with a quick announcement, including overtones of oak cask, malt, and warm vanilla peach

    A gem; everything you enjoy a Speyside for, with the intricate and fine character we crave in Scottish malts; a dandy of a dram.

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    Cardhu 12 Year Old
    Review by Anonymous

    8250/99
    Color
    Honey
    Nose
    A great nose for a beginner who has yet to be able to smell "fruity". Strong pear smell.
    Body
    Thick, almost syrupy.
    Palate
    Typical honey and spice of the speyside. If you like Balvenie, Dalwhinnie, and Aberlour you will like this. Perhaps a tad of bitterness?
    Finish
    Lingering smoky-spicy aftertaste that is of medium duration.

    Obvious why this is the drink of choice in Spain. It is pleasant, but more importantly it is utterly inoffensive. It's hard to get in the US at the reasonable price it is listed at in Spain... A drop of water opens it up tremendously.

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