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Overall rating
89.76/100
votes
40
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Whisky Fair (WF)
Bottling serie
and Three Rivers Tokyo
Vintage
1972
Bottled
2009
Stated Age
37 years old
Number of bottles
126
Strength
50.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
15 May 2010 12:59 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 430,00

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40 × member ratings

11 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Royal Lochnagar 1972 WF

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.76 points

  1. mema82 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  2. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    I like him a lot, he has very nice independent notes that you do not often have.
    • Nose
      Papaya, avocado, dry-tropical, lemongrass, slightly salty even, lemon zest, camphor, ginger, white pepper, licorice
    • Taste
      Lots of elegant oak, anise, ginger, fennel, camphor, white pepper, eucalyptus, green chili, dry papaya, pear, looks more Japanese than tropical
    • Finish
      Long, licorice, the eucalyptus, ginger and some pepper

  3. lincolnimp scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      91 91

  4. lincolnimp scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    An excellent Royal Lochnagar, excellent for any whisky to be honest.
    I did not try it with water as it was so good without, there was no need. The oak is there after 37 years but it adds to the profile, bottled at the right time, approaching perfect to be honest.
     
    • Nose
      (sample)
      Unmistakingly Royal Lochnagar on Christmas cake, rum & raisin, dark chocolate, a little coffee with a little cherry mixed in.
    • Taste
      Smooth, creamy, chocolatey, hints of orange, forrest fruits at the back, black forrest gateaux.
    • Finish
      Long, satisfying.

  5. MaltMartin scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    The best Lochnagar I ever had. Very Multi-layered and complex.
    • Nose
      Wow, what a gorgeous nose. Tropical fruit of pineapple and apricot. Fresh pencil shavings. Herbal notes of mint and camphor. Cough syrup. Polished oak. Sandal wood.
    • Taste
      Creamy with a full mouth texture. Oranges and apricot. Grapefruit. Sappy oak developing into more tanninnes. Slightly peppery. Cinnamon.
    • Finish
      Long. Bitter-sweetness. Liquorice. Menthol. Well balanced.

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