Whiskybase uses tracking cookies in order to improve the website. Do you allow Whiskybase to place these cookies?

You can always change your decision under the privacy settings of your account.

Regardless of your choice Whiskybase places functional cookies to store settings and account information.

Whiskybase
Overall rating
95.10/100
votes
71
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
R. W. Duthie & Co. (RWD)
Vintage
1970
Bottled
1986
Calculated age
16 years old
Number of bottles
720
Strength
54.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Bottled for
Samaroli
Market
it Italy
Added on
28 Sep 2009 4:14 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 2365,00

71 × member ratings

Level Username Rating
Expert Senior Heller
100
Expert Junior Larutan
99
Member Senior Sitin
99
Expert Senior Shor5768
98
Expert Senior Montferrat
98
Expert Senior Aksiaselts
97
Member Senior Rossi99
97
Expert Junior Lisedsforsen
97
Expert Senior lustiglukas
97
Member Senior japanfan
97
Expert Senior Ingmarfishs
97
Member Senior kcfan
97
Member Junior Dsandrin
97
Expert Senior markkerr02
97
Expert Junior dicluchach
96
Expert Senior Yuxan
96
Expert Senior Sands81
96
Expert Senior MARS
96
Expert Junior Laffrage
96
Member Senior Luciano
96
Expert Junior Evelix
96
Member Junior Navad
96
Expert Junior Xstalls
96
Expert Junior karuizawa_fans
96
Expert Junior Dragonfly
96
Expert Senior Eikkitexon
96
Expert Junior whiskycross
96
Expert Senior Alonzo
96
Expert Junior Ansivalero
96
Expert Senior Watanabe
96
Expert Junior ricercatore
95
Expert Junior jyuichi
95
Expert Junior Kelly-maison
95
Member Senior JamesMcwell
95
Expert Junior tk0712
95
Expert Senior Cetarac
95
Expert Senior Johan Van Samang
95
Expert Senior whiskytornado
95
Expert Senior mixa
95
Expert Senior adamas1982
95
Specialist Whisky
95
Expert Senior Gunners
95
Member Senior zagum
95
Expert Senior Foreman
95
Expert Senior mika417
95
Expert Junior Rebelheart
95
Expert Senior Ardnut
94
Expert Senior PhamHa
94
Expert Junior Vince
94
Expert Senior Dede
94
Member Senior Ichiro
94
Expert Junior talisker
94
Expert Senior detachedblue
94
Expert Senior coursehold
94
Member Senior MIKEDOGG
94
Expert Senior newman346
94
Expert Senior whiskyCon
94
Expert Senior ManoCornuta
94
Expert Senior eleiko5
94
Member Junior reallydog
94
Expert Senior lyndondd428
94
Expert Senior malagajuano
93
Connoisseur GLEN MAUR
93
Specialist Isonone
93
Member Senior RockField
92
Expert Junior glennoname
92
Expert Junior openinterface
92
Expert Senior odbartC
92
Expert Junior hiroshi
91
Member Junior connoisseur_JKeith
91
Expert Senior Master Quill
91

46 × in collection

Level Username Collection
Expert Junior Ansivalero
1
  • closed
Member Junior Ardbeg1958
3
  • closed
  • closed
  • closed
Connoisseur ASWhisky
1
  • sample
Member Senior Cortadope
1
  • closed
Expert Senior coursehold
1
  • empty
Newbie cvl157
1
  • closed
Expert Senior Eikkitexon
1
  • empty
Expert Senior eleiko5
1
  • empty
Expert Senior Foreman
1
  • closed
Connoisseur GLEN MAUR
1
  • closed
Expert Junior GLEN STOCK
1
  • closed
Member Senior Homesick Ghost
1
  • closed
Expert Senior Ingmarfishs
1
  • empty
Member Senior japanfan
1
  • closed
Expert Junior karuizawa_fans
1
  • closed
Expert Junior Laffrage
1
  • closed
Member Junior Laph75
1
  • closed
Member Senior Laphroaig_collection
1
  • closed
Expert Senior lustiglukas
1
  • empty
Expert Senior malagajuano
1
  • empty
Member Junior MASSIALE
1
  • closed
Expert Senior mika417
1
  • empty
Member Senior MIKEDOGG
1
  • sample
Expert Senior Montferrat
1
  • closed
Member Senior MuratTerzioglu
1
  • closed
Member Senior Oberon
1
  • closed
Expert Senior odbartC
1
  • empty
Member Senior Piemont68
1
  • closed
Newbie rensengele
1
  • closed
Expert Junior ricercatore
1
  • closed
Expert Senior Shor5768
1
  • closed
Member Senior StanM
1
  • closed
Expert Junior tk0712
1
  • closed
Newbie tokuiki74
2
  • closed
  • closed
Newbie tzoster
1
  • closed
Expert Junior Vince
1
  • closed
Specialist Whisky
1
  • sample
Expert Senior whiskyCon
1
  • sample
Expert Senior Yuxan
1
  • closed
Member Senior zagum
1
  • closed
Hidden user
1
  • closed
Hidden user
1
  • closed
Hidden user
1
  • closed

Whisky Reviews for Laphroaig 1970 RWD

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 95.10 points

  1. CA_EricG did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    Sold for £7200 SWA in December 2016.

    https://www.scotchwhiskyauctions.com/auctions/106_the-68th-auction/124183_laphroaig-1970-samaroli-75cl/

  2. japanfan scored this whisky 97 points Member Senior

    sold for 3893 euros at whiskyauction in june 2015

  3. japanfan scored this whisky 97 points Member Senior

    This whisky was sold for 3105 euros at whiskyauction in april 2015

  4. Dede scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    A very complex Laphroaig, less immediately enjoyable than the 1964 BBR. It requires more time to be appreciated, but is finally of the same level. The opening of the sample did him good, not modifying so much the present aromas as their hierarchy: the peat was made very discrete whereas the fruits filled the spaces olfactory and gustatory. The minerality has also grown for my greatest happiness. I am forced to review its rating upward with a good 94!
    • Nose
      The aeration of the sample played in the good sense. Still fresh, the nose is much more fruity than the previous tasting, with crisp notes of fresh and juicy pineapple and ripe oranges, mango and vanilla. The peat is discreet, but the medicinal notes are always present in the background, as well as the maritime scents. It also has a superb minerality that is growing in the second nose, with a smell that evokes the "brioschi effervescente" Italian in their pot (it is small burrs of sweet bicarbonate and flavored with lemon that the mixed with water to make a digestive drink and that bought my grandmother Sicilian but personally I preferred to consume them as such as acidulous candies). My wife is also smelling of olive and my faith is not wrong. All these aromas are linked, entwined, melted together. Long live the OBE! And it may be even better with a little water, which gives more roundness to the whole.
    • Taste
      Coherent with the nose, it is very powerful, with a rather greasy texture. Exotic fruits (pineapple) and citrus fruits open the ball, followed by peat before peppery notes come to warm a palate that did not ask much. And always this vegetal freshness at the end of the mouth. It's good, very good!
    • Finish
      Long, slightly bitter, notes of pineapple and mango, it leaves a slightly searing mineral sensation in the mouth (always brioschi effervescent!) And is peated with retro-olfaction.

  5. detachedblue scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    Legendary! I personally don't like elegant/light drams, but nonetheless, this made me speechless.
    • Nose
      Citrus fruits then peat then almonds, there is a gradual transformation, wonderful! Extremely elegant and fresh, Samaroli style! , some tropical fruits( mango?), olive oil. 
    • Taste
      Magnolia flower, floral peaty creamy water, sit on your tongue, gradually release a huge bag of flavours, never stopping, citrus fruits, mints, black tea.
    • Finish
      Milk chocolates, dried mango, exciting! Tropical fruits tea

  6. Rossi99 scored this whisky 97 points Member Senior

    The most balance between peaty and fruity whisky I have ever tried. Just can't get away with nosing, simply beautiful ~ The finish is very elegant~~ I really like it~

  7. japanfan scored this whisky 97 points Member Senior

    Absolut masterpiece by Silvano Samaroli. Whisky Fun notes: 95

  8. newman346 scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    Laphroaig 1970/1986 Duthie for Samaroli 75 cl 54% vol.Bottle No.591 / 720 Samaroli-Brescia Distillery picture in orange - Cork drive with gold capsule This is Whisky's night at the irresistible Bar in a foreign land heading for the climax Although the mood rises but 1970's Laphroaig regrettable! I am nervous because I will be told most by everyone during opening. My short single malt whisky started so, Laphroaig and Glenmorangie. Until then, I did sleeping on Blended whisky and Bourbon Whisky, because the lineup was also monotonous. Finish my stupid Whisky history? Not to look back, perfect Laphroaig! Moreover, Samaroli! I love the rotation of Laphroaig, Laphroaig 10yo, OB, 75 cl, 43% vol. Bonfanti import-MILANO. http://whisky2010.usukeba.com/1fyharsnhfwtmj.html Laphroaig 15yo, OB, Unblended islay malt scotch whisky, 75CL. 43% VOL.Francesco CINZANO & C.ia SpA-Torino http://whisky2010.usukeba.com/1FYHaRSLrjvkSY .html Laphroaig 1974 / 2005,31Yo, OB, La Maison du Whisky Http://Whisky2010.Usukeba.Com/1FYHaRSk5QJbOQ.Html more of sex appeal steamy systems such as Laphroaig, Laphroaig 10yo, OB, 75 cl, 43% vol. Bonfanti import - I like the beautiful Laphroaig like MILANO. So this one cup. Color is not exactly gold, but it is a majestic appearance that looks like gold. It's as if when the first boxing world champion Giseusukurisuto appeared for the first time in that former masterpiece comic "Rake on the Ring". Suddenly the light is seen suddenly from Nosing, a tremendous tightening feeling! Is this really Whisky? No, because of Whisky, Laphroaig So it is Samaroli's another dimension? What is so-called Nagomu Country wheat healing is another glow in another direction. From Attach, a strong muscle body of steel with low body fat percentage as if surpassing Port Ellen under under 15yo! All metallic feeling, "Shakit peaty" without Phenol! Is not it a breath in the mouth while drinking instead of Rich flavor? A sharp knife like that! Fist of light speed! Whisky is frozen, is not it? It is "somewhat" such as "slimy" "dullness". And it is good to have a different flavor than the flavor of the fingers such as pork, salami etc that tend to be in Laphroaig which is not rich moonmun. Final punch in the sky to scrape away the appetite and the desire of sake at drinking at all! Hand sword! Besides, it feels like perfume is drinking perfume, but it is amazing that it does not become so-called Lucroaig of the so-called Atch system. Finish shive of ice like knife shards and peat wake up the stream on the bar counter! No, the sky's Aqua Vitae Shower! It makes me feel climax and power as if when Kenzaki order was buried at Galactica Phantom with the former masterpiece of the famous masterpiece "Make it Ring to the Ring" and the boxing world champion Giessas Krest. Once again, it became full of Laphroaig and Samaroli 's underlying power. I am a world heritage who made us feel Seven Senses (seventh feeling) in silly drinking! If you receive such a thing, Samaroli seems to be a World Heritage site, not sightseeing spot. Samaroli! Samaroli! ! Samaroli! ! ! Samaroli! ! ! ! Samaroli! ! ! ! ! ..... × ∞! After all, Samaroli is dying! https://whisky2010.usukeba.com/u/whisky2010/1fyhars8m6odtm

  9. GLEN MAUR scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      94 94

Tastingtags

Add tasting tags by clicking the flavours you recognized in this whisky.

Whiskybase

Whiskybase is founded in 2007 with the goal to create the biggest resource of whisky information in the world. A community driven website built by and for whisky enthusiasts.  




Whiskybase B.V. 
Zwaanshals 530 
3035 KS Rotterdam 
The Netherlands 

KVK: 52072819
VAT: NL850288836B01

Copyright © 2018


Forgot your password?

Login