Springbank 1993

Overall rating
91.50/100
votes
14
Whiskybase ID
WB163978
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Private Bottling
Vintage
1993
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
24 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butt
Casknumber
612r
Strength
53.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Private Cask Owner
Added on
19 aug 2020 10:24 pm by jay83
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

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Whisky reviews for Springbank 1993

4 users have left 4 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 91.50 points.

  1. WhiskyCasual scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      92 92
      the focus is on salty, maritime, metallic notes (salty liquorice) and a rich sweetness of red fruits (cherries, blackberries). Also some fermented apple and furniture polish. For me, barrel and distillate exist side by side in harmony.
    • Taste
      93 93
      In the mouth (no water): an incredibly creamy, sweet start (association with cream candy), again cherries, dark chocolate, but the salty-maritime impressions from the nose then come back to the fore and come to the fore. Here too: nice interplay
    • Finish
      92 92
      Long and salty, metallic, this is where I mean to notice some bacon and nuts for the first time.

  2. lincolnimp scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Rich sherry on the nose, blackcurrant jam, dark juicy plums.
    juicy and vibrant palate but it is a little hot so water is added which develops the nose and makes the Sherry even sweeter.
    Nice whisky but the Sherry drowns out any hint of springbank.
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  3. dram-drinker scored this whisky 93 points Photo Moderator

    Heavy sherry, well balanced, special character, a Springbank vintage 1993 that reminds me also on some bottlings from the 60s or 70s - great!
    • Nose
      93 93
      Dried fruits, dates, figs, plums, nuts an draisins, old sherry wood, nutmeg, cloves, shoe polish, toffee, dark chocolate, cigar tobacco - great!
    • Taste
      94 94
      Oily, creamy, liquorice, subtle sweetness, more dried fruits, little nutty, espresso, more dark chocolate, dark berries, spices, more nutmeg, sherry wood, little toffee, hints of leather but not bad - excellent!
    • Finish
      92 92
      Long, warm, spicy, more sherry wood and coffee, lots of tannins

  4. jay83 scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    Fantastic dark sherry bomb. Intense and sweet dark fruit explosion with lots of complex wood influence, furniture polish, subtle coastal, metallic and smoky aspects. Wonderful mouth-coating and anyhow reminding of some dark sherry expressions out of the 70ies. Truly wonderful sweetness, intensity and complexity!!!

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