Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
R. W. Duthie & Co. (RWD)
Stated Age
14 years old
57.1 % Vol.
750 ml
Bottled for
Osteria Apostoli, Milan - Imported by Samaroli
Italy Italy
Added on
28 jun 2011 4:56 pm
Cask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 8999.00

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20 × member ratings

31 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Laphroaig 1970 RWD

5 users have left 5 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 96.00 points.

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 98 points Photo Moderator

    Very fruity, complex with powerful peat and smoke. This one is of course outstanding but for some reason I prefer the profile of the Laphroaig 1967 Samaroli (from the sherry cask). Anyhow delicious!
    • Nose
      98 98
      Peat and smoke galore, citrus notes, grapefruit, pepper, honeydew, exotic fruits, pineapple, iodine, medicinal, green tobacco leaf, herbs, little ashes and soot - superb!
    • Taste
      98 98
      Punchy, oily, fruity, liquorice, good sweetness, lots of tropical fruits, pineapple, passion fruit, also grapefruit, lemon zest, spices, pepper, more tobacco, blond oranges, powerful but balanced notes of peat and smoke - fantastic!
    • Finish
      97 97
      Medium long, warm, spicy, zesty, peat, smoke, citrusy, still fruity - excellent!

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  3. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 98 points Connoisseur

    Very powerful. Polish, tropical fruits, citrus, grapefruit, candied yellow fruits on the nose, medicinal smoke, citrus more candied fruits on the palate with some kind of industrial oily notes. This could have been the Bouquet of laphroaigs, I like it even better than the 1970 Samaroli(the other one). Brilliant.

  4. Alezx scored this whisky 96 points Member Junior

    Amazing complexity with incredible balance. Fresh fruits, no alcohol burn whatsoever despite the strength.

  5. checkpointrk scored this whisky 95 points Connoisseur

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    • Taste
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    • Finish
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  6. newman346 scored this whisky 98 points Expert Senior

    Laphroaig 1970/1984 14yo Duthie for Osteria Apostoli cl.75 57.1% vol. # 4367 Samaroli-Brescia This is a long time ago, if it's you, I will drink Laphroaig 1970! Color: Surprisingly thick dark brown? However, gloss is already! Nose: Beautiful rice oil Gish, fragrant Toba, alcoholic cake is gorgeous and not Mu Muong type elegance Attack: Juwat pure 500% jerky.The stickiness is of course minus 500%. Over time the Hyuga summer gin cocktail Lemon gish is not sour.Not comfortable.Body: It is never thick walled chicken Laphroaig & Samaroli magic. Taste: subtle salty.Smillion peaty.Excellent moist and moist rain alternating.The sweet soy sauce It is faintly pale and delicious.The barrel feeling is pure like a lie.The freshwater fish to the syrup Link of devil skill that leads to a confectionary of modesty.The pomegranate will spring up afterwards! It will spring! Finish: The refreshing apple pie is exquisitely elegant. A beautiful duet with lily and lovely poems of lily and roses, boost Kinetsu showers, a cup of stunning! It might be the most beautiful work as Laphroaig who is not a man Gish. https://whisky2010.usukeba.com/u/whisky2010/1fyharsaoi8vvt


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