Overall rating
88.00/100
votes
33
Whiskybase ID
WB3556
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Connoisseurs Choice
Vintage
1968
Stated Age
17 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Label
Brown Label
Added on
03 sep 2008 7:46 pm

Average value

€ 835.51

5 × in wishlist

33 × member ratings

19 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Caperdonich 1968 GM

2 users have left 3 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 88.00 points.

  1. Calmar scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Whisky is quite simple, a modest palette of derivatives and a shallow depth, but at the same time quite smooth, balanced, without obvious flaws and distortions.
    • Nose
      Open, wet, spicy wood, raisins, wood dust, carpentry workshop, sweet creamy and pastry notes, eucalyptus, coated tablets, leather goods.
    • Taste
      Soft, rich, oak, lacquer notes, leather goods, coffee, tobacco = leaf, burnt caramel, raisins.
    • Finish
      Light, warming, oak, leather accessories, pipe tobacco, sweet creamy caramel shades.

  2. lincolnimp scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      87 87

  3. lincolnimp scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    This tastes like a really old Highlander and I have never thought Caperdonich was typical for the Speyside region anyway?

    Pretty good.
    • Nose
      Smoked meats, toffee, caramel, Christmas cake and a few Brandy notes mixed in with slight orange.

      Very nice.
    • Taste
      Bitter/sweet fight from the start.

      My initial thought is that the bitterness wins but give it a little time and sweet toffee notes come through mixed in with with apple and orange and some cinnamon.
    • Finish
      Quite long, smooth and finally the sweetness wins the battle.

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