Macduff 1978 WM

Overall rating
86.14/100
votes
9
Whiskybase ID
WB17543
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Wilson & Morgan (WM)
Bottling serie
Barrel Selection
Vintage
1978
Bottled
1996
Stated Age
17 years old
Casktype
Sherry Wood
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
25 jul 2010 3:16 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 184.68

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Whisky reviews for Macduff 1978 WM

4 users have left 4 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 86.14 points.

  1. markjedi1 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Calvados

    For my 20th encounter with Macduff, let’s stick with Wilson & Morgan, but go back in time a bit, for this one was distilled when yours truly was only 8 years old and it was bottled when I turned 26. I daresay that’s a golden oldie (talking about the whisky, mind you). It’s a sherry cask, which explains the lovely color.

    Ooh, yes, this is good. The nose is rife with baked apples – even reminds me of calvados – and freshly pressed orange juice. Hint of chocolate. Very fresh and summery.

    The body is fine, the malt is sweet and softly spiced. Sweet as in apples, but with a sour note from grapefruit. A touch of OBE, but that gives this old malt it’s charm. The spices on duty are nutmeg and cloves. This is a textbook example of a fresh and sherry matured Macduff. In my opinion, it is next to impossible not to like this.

    Despite the rather modest ABV it lingers nicely. Good finish, if you ask me.

    Nope, this is not earth shattering, but quite nice, especially on the nose. Thanks a lot for the sample, Manny. I quite enjoyed this.

  2. rpvdwel scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  3. Hvdree scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  4. stefsel111 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

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