Macduff 1995 vW

Overall rating
83.91/100
votes
24
Whiskybase ID
WB36573
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
van Wees (vW)
Bottling serie
The Ultimate
Vintage
03.03.1995
Bottled
01.10.2012
Stated Age
17 years old
Casktype
Refill Butt
Casknumber
7886
Number of bottles
618
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
21 oct 2012 1:29 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 64.48

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Whisky reviews for Macduff 1995 vW

9 users have left 10 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 83.91 points.

  1. hs305 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    [November, 2013]  I had this dram during a community tasting.  I bought bottle no. 208 for 42 Euro in June, 2013.In my old rating system (ten scales that translate into WB points: 50 - 66 - 75 - 80 - 82,5 - 85 - 87,5 - 90 - 92,5 - 95) I scored this 85.  I took no notes.

  2. Allandale scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    easy start whisky.
    • Nose
      Not much, weak start; green fruits like apples,pears, also grapes, vanilla sweet hint of barley.
    • Taste
      Nice sweet like candy caramel,again  vanilla, fruity and spicy.
    • Finish
      Not long but pleasant finish.

  3. filleadh mhòr scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    a nice speysider, never tiring, always welcomed. 83/84 
    • Nose
      pretty fresh: unripe lime sugared, minerals, say limestone, white pepper, malted barley, light vanilla, a hint of cardboard. smells younger than 17 years old.
    • Taste
      barley sugar, balanced with some acidity from yellow fruits, even pineapple and papaya, resin, white pepper, get' quite spicy after a while on your tongue, some almonds fade in.
    • Finish
      mainly on pepper, almonds, minerals - just a little bit cardboardy  

  4. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    for ~ 40 € a bargain - solid, robust refill whisky, not too exhausting, but not boring, the bottle is empty too fast
    • Nose
      slightly fruity (sweet apple, pear), vanilla, cereals, malted coffee, toasted notes
    • Taste
      some fruit (raisins, dried fruits), spicy-sweet overall, vanilla, caramel, white coffee, almost burnt sponge cake, slight heat
    • Finish
      medium long, milk chocolate, liquorice

  5. PunxsutawneyPhil scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      80 80

  6. PunxsutawneyPhil scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Nice fruity and a bit spicy whisky. Not too complex.

    Blind tasting of a sample from Kay Meertens.
    • Nose
      Kinda weak, green fruits, apple, pear, grapes, vanilla, sweet, a bit malty.
    • Taste
      Not weak, Cacao, caramel, sweet, sherry, vanilla, fruity, spicy.
    • Finish
      (Too) short, sherry, vanilla, a hint of chocolate.

  7. Hvdree scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      84 84

  8. erikz scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Great middle of the road whisky. Recommend this to anyone starting with single malts.

  9. KayMeertens scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    The label indicates it to be a 'Speyside single malt'.
    • Nose
      Lime, sugar almond, malt sugar, tangerine, vanilla, peanut, hazelnut, green apple, limestone and floral notes. With water some honey and peach.
    • Taste
      Pepper, lime, hazelnut, almond, malt, clove, apple, tangerine and caramel. With water some honey. Quite different from the nose.
    • Finish
      Almond, chestnut, lime, pepper, caramel, honey and orange. Too much musty nuttiness to leave a very pleasant memory.

  10. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    N: floral, fruity - mandarin and apple, citrus, chocolate and honey
    T: malty, some earth, oily, coffee, bitter and orange
    F: winey, port, citrus and medium spices

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