Overall rating
Single Malt
Feinkost Reifferscheid (FR)
Bottling serie
Romantic Rhine Collection
Stated Age
37 years old
Sherry Octave
Number of bottles
47.8 % Vol.
700 ml
Edition 8oo Jahre Godesburg
Added on
25 Sep 2011 8:03 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 551,50

16 × in wishlist

41 × member ratings

26 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Caperdonich 1972 FR

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.67 points

  1. checkpointuk scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    http://www.weinkenner.de/2014/zwei-lang-gereifte-caperdonich-von-duncan-taylor-peerless-und-romantic-rhine-collection-31653/ Color: Corn yellow / Full Gold
    Nose: Very fruity and mineral-salty. A fruit mix of orange, mandarin, yellow pomaceous fruit and tropical fruits. Underlaid, waxy tea flavors, dried vanilla pods with sweet honey and also here with some gum.
    Taste: Gentle and fruity-sweet, then tenderly bitter and fresh. Spicy nut and tobacco flavors with wood and vanilla again. Now more green and bitter notes (green peppers) are added.
    Finish: Long - slightly bitter, green tea, licorice and wood, a little bland and getting dry.
    86 points (nose: 89 / taste: 86 / finish: 84)

  2. sagara-kun scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Caperdonich 1972 very good like almost all of this year. A big fruit bomb, which deserves a little more personality and expression.
    • Nose
      Nose mainly on the fruit. Apricot, peach, pineapple, apple, pear. Orange, grapefruit.
      Elderflower. Branch of freshly cut tree.
      A woody still pronounced.
      Light smoking in the fir tree. A bit of caramel caramel and chocolate powder.
      The intensity is quite light.
    • Taste
      In the mouth we stay in the same line on the fruit.
      Pineapple, blood orange, peach, plum.
      We have a coating of dark chocolate and milk chocolate.
      Hazelnuts, nutella. The woody is less pronounced.
    • Finish
      Finer sweeter and more chemical.
      Fruit candy, orange, lemon, pineapple. Cassis.
      Woody and chocolate powder.

  3. ChrisE scored this whisky 91 points Expert Junior

    Very nice. Nose is very enjoyable, dark dried fruits, plums, raisins, muscovadosugar, chocolate and coffe. Little bit of grapefruit in there as well. Nice mouthfeel, dark fruits, little peppery and some acidity in a nice way. Good lenght on the finish, although there comes through a vague metallic aftertaste at the very end. But, all in all, joy & delight!

  4. hs305 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    [November, 2015]  I had this dram during an "30+ years" tasting at Bonn.In my old rating system (ten scales that translate into WB points: 50
    - 66 - 75 - 80 - 82,5 - 85 - 87,5 - 90 - 92,5 - 95) I scored it 90.  Unfortunately I took no detailed notes.

  5. Black Widow did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This Whisky was sold for 429,-€ at Whiskyauction 10/2015


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