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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


One of my favourite expressions 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?)
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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
  • Ballechin 'Sauternes Cask Matured’ (46%, OB, 2013) - 080414
  • Ballechin 'Sauternes Cask Matured' (46%, OB, 2015) - 101215
  • Ballechin 10 yo (46%, OB, +/-2014) - 231118
  • 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, +/-1995) - 130815
  • Edradour 10 yo (40%, OB, +/-2000) - 040816
  • 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
  • Edradour 15 yo ‘Fairy Flag’ (46%, OB, +/-2016) - 040816
OB - vintage
  • Ballechin 15 yo 2003/2019 (55%, OB for The Whisky Exchange 20th Anniversary, cask #204, sherry butt, 482 bottles) - 010620 - by Angus - 280919
  • Ballechin 11 yo 2004/2015 (54.6%, OB, for Vintage Wines, USA, Manzanilla finish, 507 bottles) - 231118
  • Ballechin 15 yo 2004/2019 (52%, OB for Independent Whisky Bars of Scotland, bourbon, casks #74-76, 462 bottles) - 031120
  • Ballechin 2005/2016 (56.7%, OB, for LMdW, Caroni rum finish, cask #906) - 071016
  • Ballechin 2005/2020 (60%, OB, for LMDW, Burgundy, cask #18) - 031120
  • Ballechin 14 yo 2005/2020 (58.8%, OB for The Whisky Exchange, cask #158, 2nd fill sherry hogshead, 296 bottles) - by Angus - 060321
  • Ballechin 2009/2019 ‘Vintage’ (46%, OB, First Fill bourbon barrels) - 031120
  • 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 24 yo 1985/2009 (50.2%, OB, Pedro Ximenez finish, cask #09/151, 682 bottles) - 130815
  • Edradour 10 yo 1993/2004 (57.2% OB, Straight From The Cask, Sauternes finish) - 130815
  • Edradour 10 yo 1993/2004 (46%, OB, Un-chillfiltered Collection, cask #313, 792 bottles) - 130815
  • Edradour 10 yo 1993/2004 (60.7%, Signatory, Straight from the Cask, sherry, cask #310, 860 bottles) - 130815
  • Edradour 18 yo 1993/2012 (52.7%, OB, Sauternes cask finish, cask #8/737/4, 203 bottles) - 211013
  • Edradour 18 yo 1993/2012 (59%, OB, oloroso sherry butt, cask #301, 599 bottles) - 130815
  • Edradour 1995/2008 (57%, OB, Cask #458, 683 bottles) - 080810
  • Edradour 22 yo 1995/2018 (54,2%, OB, for Whisky L Shanghai, Oloroso finish, 661 bottles) - 011118
  • Edradour 10 yo 1997/2008 (59.1%, OB, straight from the cask, Château d’Yquem Finish, 452 bottles) - 121008
  • Edradour 10 yo 1997/2008 (56.9%, OB, Straight From The Cask, Moscatel Cask Finish, 468 bottles) - 130815
  • Edradour 10 yo 1997/2008 (57.1%, OB, Straight From The Cask, Sassicaia Cask Finish, 464 bottles) - 130815
  • Edradour 15 yo 1997/2012 (55%, OB, Straight From The Cask, finished in Moscatel hogshead, 441 bottles) - 130815
  • Edradour 15 yo 1999/2015 (56.4%, OB, casks #902-903, 472 bottles) - 040816
  • Edradour 16 yo 2000/2016 (57.9%, OB, Tiger's Finest Selection, sherry, cask #3146, 663 bottles) - 160620
  • Edradour 11 yo 2001/2012 (57.2%, OB, finished in Frühburgunder barrique from Weingut Singer-Fischer, 303 bottles) - 130815
  • Edradour 2002/2006 ‘Tokaji’ (52.6%, OB) - 160620
  • Edradour 2003/2010 'Burgundy Cask Matured' (46%, OB, Batch number one, 2600 bottles) - 130815
  • Edradour 10 yo 2002/2012 (58.3%, OB, Straight from the Cask, Château Neuf du Pape finish) - 160620
  • Edradour 2003/2011 (57.4%, OB, Natural Cask Strength, Second Release, decanter, 1820 bottles) - 130815
  • Edradour 9 yo 2003/2012 'PTM' (61.2%, OB, cask #151, 274 bottles) - 301112
  • Edradour 2003/2012 (46%, OB, Ruby Port hogsheads, batch number one) - 130815
  • Edradour 12 yo 2003/2015 (55.6%, OB, bourbon, decanter, 1,979 bottles) - 130815
  • Edradour 10 yo 2004/2015 (60.7%, OB, Straight From The Cask, sherry butt, cask #407, 912 bottles) - 040816
  • Edradour 11 yo 2004/2016 (59.2%, OB, first fill sherry butt, for Taiwan, cask #476) - 011118
  • Edradour 11 yo 2004/2016 (59.2%, OB for Taiwan, Warrior Series, 1st fill oloroso, cask #416) - 160620
  • Edradour 2004/2016 (57.6%, OB, Tiger's Tasting Club, oloroso sherry, cask #426, 674 bottles) - 160620
  • Edradour 10 yo 2005/2016 (55.9%, OB, first fill sherry butt, for Taiwan, cask #52) - 011118
  • Edradour 2005/2016 (59.1%, OB, for the Drunken Master Bar and Fortune, 1st Fill Ex-Oloroso Sherry Cask, cask #90, 678 bottles) - 160620
  • Edradour 2005/2016 (62.8%, OB, First fill oloroso sherry butt, cask #100, 643 bottles) - 160620
  • Edradour 7 yo 2006/2013 (59.2%, OB for The Whisky Exchange, oloroso sherry, cask #240, 452 bottles) - 100315
  • Edradour 9 yo 2006/2015 (46%, OB, Barolo hogsheads, 2275 bottles) - 011118
  • Edradour 9 yo 2006/2015 (46%, OB, Highland Heritage, LMDW exclusive, oloroso sherry casks) - 160620
  • Edradour 2008/2018 (57.9%, OB, first fill sherry butt, cask #8, 515 bottles) - 011118
  • Edradour 10 yo 2008/2018 (55.4%, OB for Helgoland Travel Retail, cask #61, oloroso sherry butt, 510 bottles) - by Angus - 280919
  • Edradour 11 yo 2008/2020 (58.3%, OB for The Whisky Exchange, cask #372, 1st fill oloroso sherry butt, 709 bottles) - by Angus - 060321
  • Edradour 2009/2019 'Vintage' (46%, OB, first fill sherry butts) - 120820
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
  • Ballechin 13 yo 2004/2017 (52.5%, Signatory Vintage, Straight From The Cask, for Caveau d’Ostwald, 1st fill Burgundy pinot noir, cask #26) -231118
  • Ballechin 12 yo 2005/2018 (61.5%, Signatory Vintage for The Whisky Barrel, sherry hogshead, cask #160, 291 bottles) - 231118
  • Ballechin 12 yo 2007/2019 (60.2%, Signatory Vintage for Whisky Live Singapore, cask #901, 444 bottles) - 010620
  • Edradour 20 yo 1976/1996 (50.2%, Signatory, casks #161/164, 420 bottles) - 121008
  • Edradour 24 yo 1976/2000 (51.2%, Signatory Vintage, cask #142, 320 bottles) - 130815
  • 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
  • Edradour 10 yo 2008/2018 (58.7%, Signatory Vintage for The Whisky Barrel, 1st fill sherry butt #46, 339 bottles) - 120820
Various IB
  • Ballechin 14 yo 2005/2020 (55%, WhiskySponge, refill sherry hogshead, 302 bottles) - 010620
  • Ballechin 2011/2018 (59.9%, La Maison du Whisky, 20 Rue d’Anjou, bourbon barrel, cask #312, 218 bottles) - 231118
  • Bere Barley 14 yo 1986 (45%, Michel Couvreur, cask #269, 520 litres) - 050906
  • Edradour 10 yo 2003/2013 (54.6%, Artist by La Maison du Whisky, bourbon barrel, cask #139, 235 bottles) - 130815