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Overall rating
91.29/100
votes
34
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Duncan Taylor (DT)
Bottling serie
Rare Auld
Vintage
10.1972
Bottled
10.2010
Stated Age
38 years old
Casktype
Oak Casks
Casknumber
6738
Number of bottles
152
Strength
51.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
11 Nov 2010 12:46 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 475,20

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34 × member ratings

35 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Caperdonich 1972 DT

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.29 points

  1. Falnor scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    A very
    elegant and tasty whisky.
    • Nose
      To be or
      not te be a great and typical 1972 caper? It's like walking and nosing in a
      fruitorchard. First some yellow fruit, nice woody touch and it develops into more tropical fruit. So give this nose some time
    • Taste
      It's all
      about the fruit. Nice and fresh pineapple, pretty ripe passion fruit, apple,
      mango and coconut for yet another tropical side.
    • Finish
      The
      sweetness gets company in the form of oaky spice. Think of herbal and fruitbased tea.

  2. joho did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    sold for 560 at whiskyauction 2017-04

    https://whiskyauction.com/cgi-bin/auction/history.pl?&path=i/im1704/&pic=17044663&item=HM171&auction=2017-04&bid=560&mini=0zzzzz

  3. Cubey666 scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    I had the pleasure of tasting a dram of this wonderful whisky with my friend Falnor. Thank you!
    • Nose
      first of all very fruity, with some wax and old wooden furniture. Some sweet floral notes in the beginning. Perhaps a small hint of sherry sweetness?

      later on the nose opens more, and some more sweet red fruit comes up, think of ripe strawberries and raspberries. Very delicious, but give it some time to really open itself.
    • Taste
      After sniffing and smelling this dram for at least 15 minutes, i got a bit mellow and was dreaming away with the lovely fruitness. After my first sip I was wide awake again.

      Wow! fruit all the way! Not really the fresh young fruits, but the ripe tropical fruits. well balanced and mouthwatering.
    • Finish
      The finish is long, and leaves a small filmy layer in the mouth. Next to the already present fruitness some wooden oaky notes come lingering on, quite pleasant to say the least.

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

    This Whisky was sold for 430 € at Whiskyauction in Aug. 2015

  5. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Birthday tasting 2015 with Aby and JJ.
    • Nose
      Spices, very fruity with tropical fruits, melon and floral notes. Some polish, candle wax, syrup, honey and cereals.
    • Taste
      Fruity, woody, almond paste, wax, aniseed, fruity. Some pepper, pastry and some mint.
    • Finish
      Spices, herbs, fruity and saw dust.

  6. MaltMartin scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Again a very good Caperdonich 1972. Glad I have a bottle left...
    • Nose
      Typical Caperdonich nose of the mythical year 1972. Tropical fruit bowl of plums, pineapple, peaches and apricots. Beeswax. This one adds polished oak and some sweet barley. Marzipan.
    • Taste
      Delicious fruity sweetness. Passion fruit and strawberries (!?). Also oranges and tangerines. Honey. Cinnamon. Coffee. It's all very smooth and juicy.
    • Finish
      Long. The sweetness remains for a long time. Big oak. Ginger. Slightly spicy at the end.

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