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Bowmore 1964 Oloroso

Overall rating
93.87/100
votes
32
Whiskybase ID
WB14724
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Trilogy Series
Vintage
05.11.1964
Bottled
2003
Stated Age
38 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Cask
Number of bottles
300
Strength
42.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Added on
21 Mar 2010 6:51 pm
Cask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 38674.93

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Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 1964 Oloroso

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 93.87 points

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 95 points Photo Moderator

    Wow, extremely complex and rich, even so the bottle had just been freshly opened (no surprise the cork didn't survive) and there was only short air time, great mature sherry wood - brilliant!
    • Nose
      96 96
      Intense, nutty, dried fruits galore, dates, plums, prunes, figs, little raisins, acacia honey, toffee, molasses, menthol, eucalyptus, allkinds of camphor, little coffee liqueur, little meaty with ham and bacon, beefstock, tobacco, whiffs of smoke, sherry wood, hints of (good) leather - superb!
    • Taste
      95 95
      Little punchy, oily, creamy, liquorice, subtle sweetness, more menthol, eucalyptus, toffee, little espresso, deep sherry wood, more dried fruits, nuts, dark chocolate, spices, hints of cinnamon, pepper - excellent!
    • Finish
      94 94
      Long, warm, spicy, even more dried fruits, little tannic, also some cooked fruits and orange zest - great!

  2. franpincoffee scored this whisky 98 points Expert Senior

    http://whiskycast.com/ratings/bowmore-1964/

    This is the final cask from Bowmore’s legendary year of 1964…a Fino sherry cask left to mature for 46 years on Islay. As with the other 1964 Bowmores that make up the Bowmore Trilogy, this whisky is amazingly vibrant with a nose of peach pie, mango, nectarine, orange, and other tropical fruits, along with cream, nougat, raisins, and a slight touch of red apples. The taste is vibrant and fruity with peaches, pears, tangerines, orange peel, and a hint of ginger. The finish is very long, dry, and fruity, slightly tart and tropical, with just a hint of brine. Absolutely amazing!

  3. Furtia scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      91 91

  4. QuarterCentury did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    A bottling of a single cask, part of the same batch of Oloroso casks that produced Black Bowmore. This was released as part of the legendary 1964 Bowmore Trilogy series along with the Fino and Bourbon expressions.

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