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Overall rating
90.25/100
votes
9
Category
Single Grain
Distillery
Bottler
Rhein-Main-Stammtisch (RMS)
Vintage
07.1973
Bottled
05.2018
Stated Age
44 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Hogshead
Casknumber
130000014
Number of bottles
80
Strength
47.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
10 years of RMS
Added on
14 Nov 2018 11:19 pm by Schmausel
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Whisky Reviews for Invergordon 1973 RMS

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.25 points

  1. wisekycourse scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    W2019: 3rd
    grain sensation!
    glue, vanilla, encaustic, some varnish and lacquered wood, fruits on cooked and macerated citrus fruits, raisins, honey spread (tasted in Castelnau!)
    the mouth is on the baked glue, a little varnish put on the wrists of an old armchair, dusty note, then still candied fruit and caramelized. vanilla comes back even stronger with pungent and odorous spices hiding a little sensation of solvent.
    monolithic finish but very interesting, with fruits on cooked marmalade, on varnish, on vanilla.

  2. Xaver did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Hammer filling!
    • Nose
      Colour:
      Dull gold

      Nose:
      Starts with sweet rum raisins in a chocolate coat. Thick Caramel Candy - Werther's Original. Slightly sour yeast dough, ripe green grapes, vanilla, warm popcorn. Also has something of ner bitten chocolate candy with almonds. Tough honey and a decent glue note.
      With a little more service life in the glass makes the colleague even more. Slippery banana, coconut, cinnamon, liquorice, bit leather and ripe, juicy tangerine. From the background a sour berry note peels out. As well as what is clearly fresh, sparkling wine-like. It is interesting that the horny part is by no means oak-heavy! Although you smell damp wood and pleasant spice, everything fits together super and remains supple and syrupy.
    • Taste
      Full, creamy onset. Then a good dose of ginger and solvent. Followed by this wonderful tangerine - chocolate - caramel mix. Sweet canned peach, mango, vanilla, licorice and coconut. Really something from Raffaello with honey.
      The second sip comes with a clear freshness. Like a sweetie. Eucalyptus, pine needle oil, cereals and jasmine tea with liquid sweetener.
    • Finish
      Medium. Only ginger again. Then comes the banana and coconut again. Pleasant almond bitterness remains at the end.

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