Macduff 1984 DR

Overall rating
89.07/100
votes
64
Whiskybase ID
WB42019
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
A.D. Rattray (DR)
Bottling serie
Individual Cask Bottling
Vintage
18.05.1984
Bottled
17.04.2013
Stated Age
28 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butt
Casknumber
3149 (part)
Number of bottles
200
Strength
51.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
17 may 2013 7:27 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 435.37

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Whisky reviews for Macduff 1984 DR

10 users have left 10 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 89.07 points.

  1. Falnor scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      88 88

  2. squaadgras scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  3. wisekyofcourse scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    floral, then spicy, then malt, vanilla, a little dust, then a little salted caramel and light smoke.back of dry grass.

  4. thijs100 scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    This whisky shows a beautiful restrained sherry influence, one you can only really find in long-matured liquid. The nose is fruity, while the palate is a bit more muscular. Love it!
    • Nose
      Mature and subtle, with a clear sherry influence, but nothing too overpowering. Vibrant notes of orange, plums, apricot marmalade and peach, followed by sweet fudge, and with a whisper of burlap and tobacco.
    • Taste
      That nose is a tough act to follow, but this whisky is up to the task. Some charred oak, followed by bitter grapefruit, lemon and orange peel, as well as a whiff of smoke, and a peppery edge.
    • Finish
      Lingering spiciness. Medium to long.

  5. Maurice_M2 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  6. Hvdree scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      89 89

  7. Opeth83 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    What a great opportunity for just over 100 euros to hit the head in Belgium. A brilliant whisky, not a bomb but a lot of red fruit, a tad of smoke and a very long finish with a touch of pepper.
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      92 92

  8. Bishlouk scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Very special ! This whisky is clearly not a daily dram, so it is hard to pin down and tame. I like that kind of difficulty. But once it is circumscribed, it is revealed and it's super good.
    • Nose
      Pretty indefinable, it's subtle and melted. A lot of ginger.
    • Taste
      Predominance of spices and smoked bacon.
    • Finish
      Peppery finish, the smell of smoked meat goes up in the nose.

  9. Titi94 did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Bottler`s Notes :

    Colour : Bright golden amber.

    Nose : Light flowery notes, orange peel, toffee and a hint of smoke. Clementine.

    Palate : Burnt smokiness and caramelized sugar. Herby with fragrant lemon thyme on a long finish.

    Conclusion : A beautifully aged and complex revelation from Macduff.

  10. rendelius scored this whisky 92 points Expert Junior

    One of the best whiskies I recently had. Very balanced, very complex - tasting like whiskies from the good old times. I really recommend this one!

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