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Overall rating
85.40/100
votes
7
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Connoisseurs Choice
Vintage
1968
Stated Age
14 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Label
Brown Label
Added on
18 Jun 2010 2:07 pm

Average value

€ 621,03

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Whisky Reviews for Caperdonich 1968 GM

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.40 points

  1. Derekyu928 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    Caperdonich 1968 (40%, G & M Connoisseurs Choice, Old Brown Label) October 6, 2009 Distillery Name CAPERDONICH Capnic Official (OB) / Bottlers / Importer G & M Connoisseurs Choice Vintage 17 years 1968 Distribution year 1980's Frequency / Contents Amount / Cask Number 40% 75 CL Bottle Shape Bottle Color Bottle Remaining Dumpy Bottle Transparency 50% Overall score none (SGP: 652) S for the Sweet / Fruity scale (honey, fruits, candy, raisins, vanilla, flowers ...) G for the Grainy / Grassy scale (porridge, yeast, grass, malt, wax, beer ...) P for the Phenolic / Smoky scale farm, peat, sea, tar, spices, liquorice, meat ...) Each maximum value of SGP is 9 90 - 00 early OB McCullin 12 years, 43 ° to 80 points stock / BAR BAR Tasting physique / On the day alcohol Alcohol / Second malt Malt First Chocolate Cacao Cheese Cake Vanilla White Wine Custard Pudding Hot Cake Old Specific Set Scent Black Vinegar Plum is Blue 9 Middle Inclined Body Mild Blue Plum Spreading Scorched Wheat Feel 8 Finish Vanilla Fresh Cream Milk Chocolate Sweet Dairy Products with Transparency Dairy Products Iron Honey 9 Extra (other) Capnic was founded in 1897 with the position of Glenn Grant's second distillery but was shut down from 1902 to 1964. This bottle is one high historical value distilled in 1968 three years after the resumption of operation. Although the frequency was 40 degrees, there was little stimulation, but the scent was very complicated, there were hints of black vinegar and plum. Looking at overseas evaluation, there seems to be a tendency to score points in this respect, but is not it a Japanese-style feeling relatively friendly to Japanese people? It was a unique and interesting bottle. 9 without adding water http://www.whiskylink.com/?p=17955

  2. MaltMartin scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Very interesting old Caperdonich bottled in an era in when it was not a cult whisky as it is today.
    • Nose
      Starts very flowery. Lilac and freesias. Lavender as well. Then followed by notes of apricot and peach. Some smoke at the background.
    • Taste
      Nuttiness of toasted almonds. Vanilla and honey. Butterscotch. Spice oak. Also coconut. Burnt wood. Hints of sherry?
    • Finish
      Medium long. Quite dry but still warming. Caramel. Cinnamon.

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