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Convalmore 1977

Overall rating
89.56/100
votes
132
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Natural Cask Strength
Vintage
1977
Bottled
2005
Stated Age
28 years old
Number of bottles
3900
Strength
57.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L5 229 CR000
Barcode
5000281019451
Added on
12 Aug 2008 5:21 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 999.67

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264 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Convalmore 1977

24 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.56 points

  1. Allandale did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    A midsummer night's dream. Beautiful.
    • Nose
      Waxiness, hint of nut in the background , nots of tropical fruits and honey. Use a drop of water.  More will come.
    • Taste
      Amazing sweetness, The honeyed element continues  this time with more rich tropical fruits even with the water. Complex.
    • Finish
      Long, fruited and elegant. Take your time with this one. No hurry.

  2. Thermidor scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    A very good dram. Just an inch shy of magnificent.
    • Nose
      Slightly greasy, vaguely fruity, with pollen, fresh flowers and corn. Butter that's been on the table a while, A bit of smoke comes out with water. 
    • Taste
      Neat it's a little too nervous for my tastes, but with some water to cut it it settles into its frame better, and what a work of art it is when it does. Waxy, honeyed. Leather bags and faint fruitiness.
    • Finish
      Leaves an oily impression with a little bit of salted liquorice.

  3. ZwiJo scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. Black Widow did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This Whisky was sold for 445,-€ at Whiskyauction 10/2015

  5. lincolnimp scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Great bottle label, one of the best.
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  6. lincolnimp scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    WITH WATER

    Sweeter on the nose with candied fruits and a little honey. The palate is OK but the oak is coming through just a tad too much for my liking.

    Finish - getting a little bitter but still pleasant.

    Its not complicated, what I would call old school single malt, does the job without fuss but not quite great.
    • Nose
      Smoked meats mixed in with pineapple, kiwi and slight gooseberry notes. There is also rich fruit cake and a very slight woodiness.
    • Taste
      Potent, slightly bitter on the tip of the tongue with sweetness at the back of the palate. There is some fruit, green gauge? There is also caramel wafer.
    • Finish
      Long, quite dry and slightly bitter.

  7. Cast Olila scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

  8. markkerr02 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Test 069: Diageo whisky with Janne Groth - 070414 The whisky tested:
    Glass 1 Inchgower 27Y / 1976, 55.6% 4 points Glass 2 Convalmore 28Y / 1977, 57.9% 27 points Glass 3 Talisker 25Y, 57.2% 29 points Glass 4 Talisker 30Y, 51,9% 61 points Glass 5 Brora 30Y, 56.3% 78 points Glass 6 Lagavulin 30Y, 52.6% 68 points
    Testimonials Per Eriksson Convalmore 28Y / 1977, 57.9% Scent: Sweetness, light smoke, light sherryton, some honey, small scent of chocolate Taste: Sherry sapma, wood (old oak), little bacon, icecream, dark candy Aftertaste: Wood nice sweetie Score: 91 Testimonials Bernt Sjödin Convalmore 28Y / 1977, 57.9% Color: Dark gold - light amber Scent: Fats, weak vanilla tones Taste: Fats, some fatigue, sweet food; with water reinforced dry fattones Aftertaste: Medium - long with moderation Score: 82 (without water) - 80 (with water) http://smad.se/provningar/Provning%2069%20Diageowhisky%20med%20Janne%20Groth.html

  9. dicembre29 scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Nose: Caramel candied apple. White pepper. Cinnamon. A mix of citrus juices (orange, pink grapefruit, tangelo). A touch of wax and oil paint. White flour. Soft white and milk chocolates. Hot cross buns. Vanilla. Moist tobacco and clean soil.

    Palate: Beautiful mature waxy notes with a touch of char. Strong and syrupy. Tart and tangy fruit notes. Very spicy…very chewy. Rich in ginger, ground nutmeg and cinnamon. Just a touch of fennel. More juicy fruit notes, moving into more tropical flavours like tangerine and pineapple. Mouth-coating and delicious. The cask is still singing loudly here, but it’s clean and lovely.

    Thoughts: Bottled at an absolutely gorgeous age and state.

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  10. newman346 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Convalmore 1977/2005 28yo OB 70cl 57.9% vol. Bottle No.2399 / 3900 MHD Clear glass - tall bottle - Blue diagonal brand in cream label printed in black & red - Age in shoulder label - Cork type - Black cap It is unusual Long time no Convalmore! Generally, when I got this before, it is a foolish drinking helper who did not have a record of Whisky or even a photograph.Well, at that time, rather than a whisky enthusiast, rather than a type of alcohol drinking in the course of drinking walking Color: Somewhat, I feel a sign of Crème brûlée, I feel premonition of delicacy rather than gambling Nose: old persimmon and slightly tingling dried fruits Attack: Surprisingly, mikan! Dekopon! Sweet summer Jure! Everyday mood full of fruity shower! Body: A slightly thin featherweight? There was a more metabolic middleweight impression, but the impression has changed.Taste: Juwatto! orange! But, there is a nuance of Japanese-style Grou like Miso tofu, is it like Convalmore? Of course, it is also dark, solid sweet bomb like strawberry tart is also alive Fiinish: It is surprising? Grilled bread of the turban shell! After that, how long afterwards Vicks Drop and Darjeeling tea got mixed well, it was quite awfully finish. After all, this kind of distillery may not be a million people In fashion, Whisky drinkers I will not scream, but what I've done, what I've done, what I've done, I can keep mystique forever, such a single malt whisky has the mystery of the real pleasure of mind, made me realize It became a rare cup. https://whisky2010.usukeba.com/u/whisky2010/1fyhars59bz85a

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