Wine Enthusiast (WE): 95-100
"The aromatic profile is assertive yet welcoming, sweetish yet cereal dry, and oaky yet floral and a touch briny; the quintessential 12-year-old malt bouquet. In the mouth, the integrated flavors come in waves of toasted walnut, dark caramel, toasted marshmallow and barely perceptible seaweed. - P.P. (3/1/2008) - 96-100: Classic/Highest Recommendation"