Bladnoch 1975 It

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Intertrade (It)
Stated Age
13 years old
Number of bottles
55.0 % Vol.
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

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.60 points

  1. 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
      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

  2. 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.

  3. 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).

  4. Kalleholzbein scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

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

  5. 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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