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Knockando 1962

Overall rating
87.92/100
votes
17
Whiskybase ID
WB14903
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Extra Old Reserve - Square Decanter
Vintage
1962
Bottled
1984
Stated Age
21 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Added on
28 Mar 2010 4:34 pm

Average value

€ 275.00

4 × in wishlist

17 × member ratings

9 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Knockando 1962

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.92 points

  1. schengel10 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    in his time (1984) it was the regular "21-year-old" - a beautiful, gentle, ripe malt - very good - compared to current 21-year-olds I see him clearly ahead!
    • Nose
      mild, sweet, juicy raisins, strawberries, some wood;
    • Taste
      soft and supple, creamy, fruity, some caramel, wood, old spicy oak;
    • Finish
      a medium-long finish, woody, oak, quite dry; tannins aftertaste;

  2. Malthead19 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    - an old, venerable whisky, but not quite
    convinced
    - yes, very old, but on the whole quite subtle
    - for currently 300 to 400 € by far not worth the price
    - is a nice experience, but nothing more
    • Nose
      sweetish, raisins, rum pot, ripe berries, strawberries, mild, wood, on the whole very subtle overall impression
    • Taste
      at first a shallow, soft start then becoming stronger, creamy, old spicy oak, forest berries,
    • Finish
      medium-long dry finish;
      long, dry, bitter aftertaste with lots of oak

  3. Whisky-Fancier scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      94 94
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. checkpointuk scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    http://kaypingers-whiskyblog.de/frontend/fullarticle.php?id=215
    Color: pale gold / yellow
    Nose: Delicate fruit of orange and lime. Add mint, minimal seasoning and wet paper. Now it's getting difficult: what else? Balanced and quite thin, but nothing else!
    Taste: Soft, round and sweet! Tea aromas, plums, honey, sugar and getting sweeter. Dull, earthy and salty notes with lined cardboard box. Somewhat bland and one-dimensional towards the finish.
    Finish: Relatively short - fades tea, honey, caramel, leather, cardboard, oak and with delicate, dark fruit notes.
    Note: Flattened and bland tea aromas dominate the taste.
    85 points (nose: 86 / taste: 83 / finish: 86)

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