Springbank 1969 SV

Overall rating
92.76/100
votes
25
Whiskybase ID
WB17993
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Signatory Vintage (SV)
Bottling serie
Vintage Collection - Dumpy
Vintage
19.12.1969
Bottled
28.04.1997
Stated Age
27 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butt
Casknumber
2380
Number of bottles
520
Strength
52.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
97/717
Added on
28 aug 2010 4:10 pm
UncoloredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 4760.98

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Whisky reviews for Springbank 1969 SV

6 users have left 6 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 92.76 points.

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 95 points Photo Moderator

    Fresh and fruity like a fruit salad - delicious!
    Probably a bit less complex than the sister cask 2382 but dangerously drinkable and enjoyable!
    • Nose
      95 95
      Intense, fresh, fruity, citrusy, blond oranges, apricot, lemon, hints of ginger, pepper, more tropical fruits incl. pineapple, mango, passion fruit, whiffs of vanilla, spices, pepper - excellent!
    • Taste
      95 95
      Little punchy, fresh, fruity, oily, subtle sweetness, orange peel, tropical fruits, more pineapple, mango, fresh green apple, more ginger, pepper, spices, hints of oak wood - superb!
    • Finish
      94 94
      Medium long, warm, fruity, spicy, zesty, littl emore orange peel and some grapefruit - great!

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  3. lincolnimp scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    really good stuff and we'll worth the high average score in my view
    • Nose
      93 93
      That is a really nice nose of fruit salad, custard and a faint hint of rhubarb.
      Warm pastry notes emerge, brioche buns that sort of thing, lemon zest.
    • Taste
      93 93
      Quite punchy and zesty at first, I do not think water is needed but with a little water, it mellows auto and releases more fruit, mango, yellow plum, hint of lemon but what the best thing is the freshness of it, leaves your mouth feeling in strange way really clean, no off notes and good balance to boot.
      This was a great cask bottles at the right time, we'll done Signatory
    • Finish
      94 94
      it takes water well but water dulls the finish, neat the finish is lovely and probably the best part for me

  4. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Some exotic fruits, yellow fruits, herbs, white pepper, great complexity very distillate driven, great

  5. SFWC scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    Newly opened bottle. A little obe that will come off in time and it tries to mask some flavour, but we’ve been here before so lets go. N: pineapple, passionfruit, caramelized banana, the cask is speaking to us at first, then comes the piney forest floor like Springbank peat. Theres a lovely sour note from the distillate, worcestershire sauce. Finishes on aged H Upman cigars. Ooft. About to taste and more notes come, daffodil, chamomile and then a raft of resins, honeys and oils. In a few months time with some oxygen this will all be on show but it didnt escape us tonight.
    T: Barley, barley, barley oh boy, orange citrus covered bon bons, resinous and beautifully integrated peat bitter notes with great weighty mouthfeel a la Brora. A touch cask forward at 27y in oak, Amontillado? But still very very balanced and a beautiful delivery and finish. Re-nosing reveals just a huge freshness, akin to a meadow walk on a spring morning. Emotional whisky. Bravo SV.

  6. jay83 scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    Typical late 60ies distillation Springbank of enormous complexity with its fantastic fruitiness, cocoa and brilliant herbs. Fantastic subtle wood influence... A style of whisky every enthusiast should have tried at least once in a lifetime...

  7. Prof.Schoof did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This Whisky was sold for 611 € at Whiskyauction in Feb. 2015

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