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Fall 2022 Finest Values: Tullibardine, Jack Daniel’s, McConnell’s

In every challenge of Whisky Advocate, the editors choose three nice worth bottles: whiskies with stable scores, modest costs, and broad availability. For the Fall 2022 challenge, a sherry-finished single malt scotch, a bottled in bond Tennessee whiskey, and sherry-finished Irish whiskey all ranked as Finest Values.

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Tullibardine 500 Sherry Cask End
91 factors, 43%, $40

The sherry cask affect is obvious, and to nice impact. The alluring nostril is a symphony of raisins, Fig Newtons, quince paste, white peach, and dried pineapple. Extra fruit follows on the palate, which is delicate regardless of being heavy on fruit leather-based flavors. A contact of honey and a zipper of lemon peel add even
extra dimension. The prolonged end is fruity, with pleasant wooden spice on the tail finish. (7,800 bottles)—Julia Higgins

Jack Daniel’s Bonded
90 factors, 50%, $35

Fruity and contemporary, there’s a complete lot to parse out on the nostril, beginning with citrus zest, Asian pear, cantaloupe, and banana peel. A drizzle of honey is a precursor to a palate that superbly balances candy with spice; fruit gummies and strawberry frosting mingle with black pepper and library books. The mid-length end delivers a lot of the identical, with pronounced notes of fruit syrup.—Julia Higgins

McConnell’s 5 12 months previous Sherry Cask End
90 factors, 46%, $45

McConnell’s goals to revive distilling to Belfast at some point, and this second launch helps to assist the trigger. There’s crimson grape, cherry, black currant, crimson apple, fig, aniseed, contemporary mint, and natural aromas. Although the feel on the preliminary sip feels mild, it fills out properly as it really works up spectacular sherry notes, whipping up the spices and exhibiting off raisin, bramble, black cherry, clove, and ginger spices. (12,000 bottles)—Jonny McCormick


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