Old Pulteney 17 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky (750ml) SKU #1043872


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K&L Notes

While the Old Pulteney 21 recently won the title of "Best Whisky in the World," we here at K&L couldn't help but be reminded of that old John Lennon quip about Ringo ("Best drummer in the world? He's not even the best drummer in the Beatles!"). The 17-year-old is far better in our opinion, offering more nuance than its older brother. If you're a true Scotch fan, then you'll appreciate the brilliance of the Old Pulteney 17 Year because it's a dying breed these days. A creamy mouthfeel with flavors of vanilla, dried apricots and sweet cereal grains is what enticed to me go back for a second sip. This is vintage Highland whisky and I love everything about it. The stonefruit still lingers on the tongue more than five minutes after tasting it and the caramel becomes more stated. I can't believe I'm writing this, but in this case it's appropriate: they don't make 'em like Pulteney anymore. I wish they did. (David Driscoll, K&L Spirits Buyer)

Staff Reviews

  • Jeffrey Jones
    By: Jeffrey Jones
    K&L Staff Member
    This is a delicious single malt from a great distillery. It is very complex, offering interesting aromas of brine that lead to nice malty yet dry flavors. A single malt to enjoy and contemplate.


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  • By: morlock 6/3/2011

    DD, how many times we, your faithful, gotta tell you ? PX CASKS RULE ! That your review fails to mention the PX finish on this item is a mighty lapse, dude. Only reason I don't score this item higher is that the price is only fair, not a steal.

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