Linkwood 1997 DR

Overall rating
85.61/100
votes
26
Whiskybase ID
WB102175
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
A.D. Rattray (DR)
Bottling serie
Individual Cask Bottling
Vintage
23.06.1997
Bottled
27.04.2016
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
Bourbon + Sherry Hogshead Finish
Casknumber
7180
Number of bottles
222
Strength
57.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Market
de Germany
Added on
13 oct 2017 11:22 am by Astrid
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 189.00

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Whisky reviews for Linkwood 1997 DR

10 users have left 10 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 85.61 points.

  1. Issie did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    23.01.2022
    • Nose
      Herbs, nuts, grass, tangerine, lemon, bitter orange, orange peel, grass, some fermented citrus fruits
    • Taste
      Tangerine, orange, lemon, nuts, wood

  2. WHISKYEUROPA2009 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
      Chewy, toffee, Jerez Bodegas, earthy, forest in autumn. Ripe fruit, pear and gooseberry, sweet grapes and
      Cotton candy.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Salted caramel, sherry, biscuit fingers, Brazil nuts. Compote, again gooseberry and lychee with honey.
    • Finish
      86 86
      Perfectly balanced with a gorgeous sweet finish.

  3. Tangtang_WhiskyYoda scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    okay, but nothing special. But it is easy to drink
    • Nose
      Lots of light fruits, pears, apple, vanilla, freshly felled wood, floral notes, then becoming quite sweet and there are slightly dried fruits and oranges
    • Taste
      very fresh, fruity, sweet, vanilla, lots of light fruits, spicy, earthy and slightly sour at the end
    • Finish
      strong start, fruity, vanilla, oak, sweet and becoming acidic and dry at the end

  4. Keek scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. mer1973 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  6. Totolino scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  7. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    He does not knock me off the stool now. The nose is pretty closed. In the mouth then at first very pleasant. I do not like this rather moderately integrated finish.
    • Nose
      Pretty closed. Vanilla. Apple cider. Pear juice. In addition wood notes and tree sap. I think he needs water. But first without a mouthful. Even with some water it does not really work. But he gets a little sweeter and fuller.
    • Taste
      Much sweeter in the mouth. Glucose. Red Apple. Red grapes. Some wine notes, but somehow not so well integrated. Then the oak starts and it gets a bit peppery.
    • Finish
      Pomegranate. Licorice. Drying.

  8. fradin11 scored this whisky 76 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      74 74
    • Finish
      72 72

  9. Whiskydufftown scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      88 88

  10. DocF scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    This Linkwood can handle a lot of water, I think. Tastefully in the direction of a bright unchill-filtered glenlivet (the ~ 18-year-old), but with better balance between fruit and oak. The big hit is not it now, but is fine, I think, tasty.
    • Nose
      Dry wood, honeysuckle, elderflower, overripe apples that have fallen from the tree, with dirt on the shell. The alcohol does not sting, but you notice it. Less water with wood, more apple, more elderflower, orange, gooseberry, beautiful light-fruity-dirty.
    • Taste
      Sweet, slightly earthy, ripe gooseberries and apples, sour. With water thick and oily, spicy, baked apple, gooseberries, earth, vanilla.
    • Finish
      Baked apple, vanilla, heavy and oily, stays quite long and sounds slightly dry with apple peel, vanilla and oak.

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