Bladnoch 1975 It

Overall rating
90.52/100
votes
23
Whiskybase ID
WB27491
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Intertrade (It)
Vintage
27.01.1975
Bottled
12.07.1988
Stated Age
13 years old
Number of bottles
216
Strength
55.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Added on
26 nov 2011 12:51 pm
Cask Strength

Average value

€ 703.65

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Whisky reviews for Bladnoch 1975 It

7 users have left 7 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 90.52 points.

  1. Seele scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    N cake taste, cantaloupe, grass, sweet with a little freshness, not complicated but very comfortable, no alcohol stimulation
    T wine is relatively strong, with a little bitterness, grass, grapefruit peel, some tannins, a little wood soup, a little cinnamon, star anise.
    F long, pepper
    C I think there is a little problem with the state. The water level is still a little lower, which makes the wine a little loose and the taste is a bit woody. If in good condition, this wine should have a body of 92

  2. SimonOHA scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Unique and seductive style.
    • Nose
      Herbaceous nose of fern and dry grass. Floral on rose, heather and some geranium petals but without any lightness. Nutmeg coated with honey.
    • Taste
      Oily mouth on the rose, very lemony, nice sweetness with very present clove.
    • Finish
      Powerful finish with alcohol that goes up and intense on oily and dry grass. Slight acidity which transforms into an aromatic infusion with a light floral background, on lavender.

  3. HansG scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    A huge surprise! Probably one of the bladnoch bottling in my limited experiences.

    The nose started with very strong yellow flowers paring with unnoticeable roots and grasses,and then the peaches and passion fruits exploded. Very well integrated and bold.

    On the palate, I get very direct sugared peaches and sweet mango, some bitterness as if you bit into the mango peel. Little sourness to be noticed adding some vividness to the fruity flavor.

    Finish was long, aromatic, focusing on the floral side and some “bladnoch” lowland bitterness.

    In all, it is a superb tropical fruits bomb that parallels with some benriach 1970s bourbon barrel and 1976 Tomatin. I would also say this one is unique with some of the lowland’s traits.

  4. Jim_my_whisky did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    From Whiskyfun,

    Bladnoch 13 yo 1975 (55.0%, G&M for Intertrade, 218 bottles) Colour: gold. Nose: we aren’t that far but the floral and sort of vegetal notes are here right from the start. It’s probably a little headier actually, with quite some musk and old roses. Then it changes directions, getting more on vanilla and light toffee just before we get some rather huge notes of lead pencil. Very entertaining but much less citrusy than expected. Mouth: rounder, sweeter but just as oily as the 1958 at first sipping, with a striking lemon leading the pack this time. There’s also quite some crystallized citron, lemon pie, all sorts of herbal teas, green tea, sage… gets grassier with time, bold, powerful… Yet, the balance is absolutely perfect. Perfect compactness. Finish: very long, still extremely lemony and grassy but in a perfect way. A lemony monster on the palate, excellent again. 89 points (and thanks, Bert).

  5. Kalleholzbein scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  6. ASWhisky scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    a very interesting whisky
    with a lot of character
    amazing for his young 13 y
    • Nose
      a lot of spice with a bit of pepper
      Nutmeg, clove, cinnamon, sweet peppers,
      Sherrynoten with hints of chocolate
      overripe honeydew melon
      fresh sparkling water
    • Taste
      Seasoning, seasoning
      a gunk barrel note
      Bitterness comes and goes - but always to the great notes
      Nutmeg, clove, cinnamon, sweet paprika
      On the palate, chocolate develops with coffee aromas and soft caramel notes, a little salt, moist, lingers on the palate for a long time - wow
    • Finish
      long
      all notes from the mouth stick to the palate and alternate
      prickle on the palate and tongue
      a lot of chocolate
      he is getting wet

  7. wncvirus scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Nose: sweet elements, nuts, ripe sherry.
    Taste: From the first sip you can feel the notes of chocolate and of course the notes of nuts. As soon as this whisky stays, sweet elements appear in the form of ripe sweet sherry / cherries. The taste is pretty well arranged.
    Rating: 91 | 100 Finish quite long sweetish. Very good position. Nicely composed. Well, just do not be happy that there was an opportunity to try it. Considering the availability of this bottle, I am sure that for the second time, unfortunately, it will not be possible.

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