Overall rating
Single Malt
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Connoisseurs Choice
Calculated age
39 years old
1st Fill Sherry Butt
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
New Map Label
Bottle code
Added on
16 Nov 2011 7:06 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 782,73

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59 × member ratings

63 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Caperdonich 1972 GM

12 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.25 points

  1. DarrenHJA scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Boring sherry with no punches and dense chunks involved, hence a sherry to my liking.
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  2. Whisky.Hedonist.MY scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Tried it at TMA Vol.5, full burst dried fruits and sherry goodness, probably a little boring.

  3. wataya scored this whisky 92 points Expert Junior

    On the nose; Crema di balsamico, honey, ripe blackberries, waffles with powdered sugar, maple syrup, bananas, plums, cherries, vanilla, licorice and oak notes. Taste: Dark dried fruits, especially berries, cooked and glazed apples, nice oily and viscous and concentrated. The barrel is noticeable but pleasant and nicely embedded. Finally espresso, black pepper, cigars and boiled apples. Fading with pleasant wood notes. n93, t92 f91

  4. MikerG2k scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  5. Maurice_casqueteer scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      89 89

  6. Hvdree scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      90 90

  7. vredensever scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    A very dark amber color with a gray-green tint. The aroma is dense: perfume, resin, varnish, rosin, soy sauce, balsamic, old cherry jam, old dusty tree, steamed dried fruits, toffee and caramel, sherry. The taste is very sweet, astringent: immediately abundantly sweet sherry, pepper, wood, resin, balsamic tones, dried fruits, old jam, light bitter. Aftertaste of astringent, sherry: a lot of oak, dried fruits, jam, notes of varnish and resin, spices. Conclusion . A fresh sherry barrel in all its glory. Sweet, dense, powerful, spicy, wooden and boring. A monster or not a monster can still be argued, but I like it. Although straightforward. Really all the time in sherry? Rating: 92 (n24t23f23b22).

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

    This Whisky was sold for 393 € at Whiskyauction in Apr.2016

  9. Snerik scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    A “sherry heavy” whisky that is “offering what it’s suppose to”. But (unfortunately) I don’t find it that special or interesting. But, if you’re a sherry lover this would be a real treat! And well, it’s still a damn good whisky!  
    • Nose
      Coca cola (?), dates, leather, candy, burnt matches and a little wet stone. A very closed of nose at first, even with the addition of water. But after a while it becomes more expressive, plums and mild tobacco. 
    • Taste
      What a little sherry monster... But a nice monster! Dates, raisins, leather, sugar cane, hints of mango and papaya. Bitter orange as well! 
    • Finish
      Dry, long finish that ends in a sherry crescendo.  

  10. GlenSikkes did not rate this whisky Connoisseur


    Colour: Mahogany.


    Nose: Heavily sherried notes, almond influences - marzipan and Christmas

    cake influences - rich fruits.

    Palate: Mouth drying, prominent sweetness, fruity influences with a delicate

    dark chocolate edge.


    Nose: Initial almond note, followed by the heavy Sherry influences, retains

    some freshness and fruity influences.

    Palate: Sweetness dominates, a hint of spice devlops in the background.

    Body: Full.

    Finish: Long and sweet.

    Cask Type(s): First fill Sherry butt.


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