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Springbank 1972

Overall rating
92.14/100
votes
21
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Black Label Cork stopper
Vintage
1972
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Added on
14 Mar 2010 2:37 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 450,00

3 × in wishlist

21 × member ratings

13 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Springbank 1972

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 92.14 points

  1. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Excellent old style sherried springbank, very fruity and lively

  2. dram-drinker scored this whisky 94 points Moderator

    • Nose
      95 95
    • Taste
      94 94
    • Finish
      93 93

  3. dram-drinker scored this whisky 94 points Moderator

    Great old style dark sherried Springbank - belongs to my favorites. I could sip this endlessly.
    • Nose
      First toffee galore, then the fruits come out, oranges, plums, ripe bananas, tropical fruits, sweet oak wood, faint smoke
    • Taste
      Warm, smooth, liquorice, fruity, woody, perfect level of sweetness, brown sugar, toffee and dark chocolate
    • Finish
      Warm and long, no bitterness at all, the aromas arrive even deeper

  4. Dede scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    These old Springbanks are often beautiful, and this one is no exception. A malt sometimes on the edge of the razor, as the balance between the wood and the fruity / sherry is tense, but which stays afloat with panache! Should be worth 93/100 "in my books", but earn a point for this absolutely fabulous nose, without any restraint.
    • Nose
      I love the nose of these old Springbanks. It is a basket of dried fruit, papayas, apricots, pineapple, candied orange zest, a sweet exoticism but not disgusting. A veil of coal smoke covers the fruit, accompanied by sherry, wax, precious wood, old weathered furniture. Happiness !
    • Taste
      Terrible ... We find all that the nose foreshadowed, a superb balance between fruity acidity, sugar, a good woody bitterness that avoids sinking into malt for lovers of sweets, and always this very subtle touch of smoke. The 46% are fully exploited, we do not feel any weakness.
    • Finish
      Long, but not enough ... We would like it to last forever. It is well marked by the bitterness of tannins, but a last fruity touch of sugar and acidity allows it not to fall into the excess of wood.

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