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Overall rating
92.58/100
votes
75
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Duncan Taylor (DT)
Bottling serie
Rare Auld
Vintage
11.1972
Bottled
05.2008
Stated Age
35 years old
Casknumber
7424
Number of bottles
136
Strength
50.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
The Nectar
Added on
10 Sep 2008 5:18 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 677,60

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63 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Caperdonich 1972 DT

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 92.58 points

  1. Glenjasper scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      91 91

  2. dram-drinker scored this whisky 92 points Moderator

    I had great expectations and they were mostly fullfilled. But if I compare to some of the greatest Caper 72 fruit bombs I have to say that this one is probably not at the very top but still extremely good. Anyways great stuff!
    • Nose
      92 92
      Very fresh, intense, green fruits, menthol, eucalyptus, honeydew, after a while more tropical fruits, pineapple and mango, also green bananas, whiffs of overripe fruits and solvent as well, some notes of oak wood, spices, pepper - very good
    • Taste
      93 93
      Very creamy, mellow, fruity, subtle sweetness, yellow fruits, bananas, apricots, peaches, jam, apple mash, woody notes, more spices, also some herbs - great
    • Finish
      91 91
      Medium long, warm, zesty, little bit of grapefruits, more herbs, probably also a bit tannic

  3. bokhanov scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    Very complicated. Constantly you discover new facets in taste and aroma.

  4. Dede scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Yummy, nose full of jam fruit, redcurrant jelly, strawberry jam, dried apricots, but also encaustic, beeswax and milk chocolate. A little nutmeg too. It is more expressive than the C # 7420, more greedy still.

    Powerful, but not aggressive, more spicy than nose, as often these old speysides, it still has a lot to offer in terms of cooked fruit and candied orange peel, with a bonus of a very nice minty note . Again, it is more explosive than the 7420 (but my bottle has been open for a while too).

    The finish is long, fruity and tannic but not excess, the bitterness being counterbalanced by a very nice minty freshness.

    At all levels, this malt is still a step up from the already excellent C # 7420. Top notch Caperdonich !!

  5. markjedi1 scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    With twenty Capers under the belt, I think I am
    entitled to an opinion. So trust me when I say that this is one mighty
    Caperdonich.
    • Nose
      Oh, my god! The nose is
      like a fruit salad, but very complex and waxy. Juicy fruit, mind you. Apricots,
      peach, banana, coconut, pears, oranges. The cask did its work, but remains in
      the background. Chamomile, fresh mint and a bit
      of vanilla. Outstanding!
    • Taste
      It is rough on the palate. A lot spicier than on the nose too. Apricots and fresh figs now. The
      mint returns. The tannins are much louder, but the whole remains perfectly
      balanced. Oranges
      rear their heads. Very, very nice!
    • Finish
      The finish is long and warm, all on bitter oranges.

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