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Overall rating
91.20/100
votes
12
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Signatory Vintage (SV)
Stated Age
20 years old
Number of bottles
423
Strength
54.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Forty-nine Wine and Spirit Club 50th Anniversary 1959-2009
Added on
25 Aug 2012 5:42 pm
Cask Strength

Average value

€ 72,35

26 × in wishlist

12 × member ratings

17 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ardmore 20-year-old SV

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.20 points

  1. LukasJakubDrabek did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Ralfy review 780: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ah0Q9B1_eOs (95/100).

    "The richness of the cask infused with the vitality of the spirit makes this the finest Ardmore I have tasted in my life."

  2. LukasJakubDrabek did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    The price of this bottle was £150 May 2019 in the 97th SWA auction. 95 points from Ralfy and it went through the roof up to £500 few days ago during the 102nd SWA auction. :) The same sad and inevitable story again...

  3. SFWC scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    Ralfy has not tasted 1965 ;)

  4. tribe scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/19866/lot/10/

  5. checkpointuk scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    http://kaypingers-whiskyblog.de/frontend/fullarticle.php?id=127 Color: Gold - Old Gold
    Nose: Smoky, salty fruit notes with underlaid peat. Very fresh and fruity with juicy oranges and limes. Added some leather, vanilla, honey, caramel and butter. Class!
    Taste: The first impression is dull and salty. Pickled fruits with a lot of spicy sherry, smoky peat, nut aromas and some oak. Sweet honey and caramel again for the transition.
    Finish: nice and long. Salt, peat and smoke with underlaid fruit notes and nut aromas (walnut). Towards the end dulling, but only very little wood.
    91 points (nose: 92 / taste: 92 / finish: 90)

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