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Cragganmore 1997

Overall rating
88.13/100
votes
36
Whiskybase ID
WB13225
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Managers' Choice
Vintage
02.05.1997
Bottled
14.05.2009
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Bodega Sherry European Oak
Casknumber
2398
Number of bottles
246
Strength
59.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
19 Jan 2010 1:21 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 716.14

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Whisky Reviews for Cragganmore 1997

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.13 points

  1. pere scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Sweetish, fruity, a bit artificial, fruit essence, candy, sweet spices.
    • Taste
      Sweetish, fruity, quite fresh, dry spices, a bit of wood.
    • Finish
      A bit of malt, dryish spices, a bit burnt, a bit of fresh fruits.

  2. tw_xbein scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    very good whisky (9.4.2010)
    • Nose
      90 90
      delicate nose of lemon and malt
    • Taste
      91 91
      delicately malty with aromas of lemon, heather, meadow, hay, rather light dry body
    • Finish
      89 89
      rather light and short

  3. Malt Hans scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Smoky and malty aroma, floral honey, banana, oat porridge, cinnamon, orange zest, pepper and dry hay. Marzipan sweet taste, horseradish, eucalyptus, cane sugar, vanilla, lime marmalade and roasted nuts. Medium long, spicy and malty end.

  4. alectron scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    opens nicely with water.
    Single dram note. Coepenicker Whisky Herbst 2012
    • Nose
      malty, heathery, woody spices, somewhat savoury, wet tobacco, mineral, (88)
      later: fruits develop, spiced & stewed apples (89)
    • Taste
      stewed apples, mineral, leather (92)
    • Finish
      slight chocolate, cinnamon, malty, (90)

  5. mmaclean did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    "This Manager`s Choice Cragganmore was distilled in 1997 and matured in

    single cask 2398 before bottling in 2009 at cask strength. Each bottle

    is individually numbered."
    TMOM

  6. mmaclean did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    "A full-strength Cragganmore 1997 bottled in 2009 from a single sherry

    cask by Diageo for their Manager`s Choice series."
    TWE

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