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Aberlour 1970

Overall rating
91.42/100
votes
36
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Limited Edition
Vintage
1970
Bottled
1991
Stated Age
21 years old
Number of bottles
8000
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Added on
22 Oct 2008 6:13 pm

Average value

€ 1.492,99

4 × in wishlist

36 × member ratings

39 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Aberlour 1970

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.42 points

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 93 points Moderator

    Not too complex, but pretty balanced, easy drinkable and enjoyable - fantastic!
    • Nose
      94 94
      Very fruity, apricots, peaches, bananas, hints of vanilla, honey, cooked fruits, sugar cane, spices, pepper - great!
    • Taste
      93 93
      Oily, creamy, sirupy, good sweetness, fruity, more cooked fruits, jam, mainly apricots again - very good!
    • Finish
      92 92
      Long, warm, fruity, not drying

  2. DramGoodLife scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    One of the best Aberlour’s I have ever tried.
    • Nose
      Subtle and balanced old sherry casks. Red apple mush with plenty of waxy peel. Nose becomes fruitier and fruitier with time. A basket of all the right stuff.
    • Taste
      Has some strength. The fruitiness arrives, old oak, some leather all topped with that apple sauce. Drop of aged balsamic but all in perfect balance.
    • Finish
      Peppery wood spice, gentle warmth and soft touches of old oak

  3. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    What a power, I'm not even warm with the current Aberlour, no matter how old and which, this is another league. Not very complex, but concentrated top.
    • Nose
      Buttery, dark broth, all kinds of nuts, hazelnut, macadamia, walnut, burnt butter, orange oil, rose water, perfumed, Cointreau, nice sherry oak, fruit tea, nutmeg, cinnamon, after a long time then drier with spine, old tobacco can, Etc.
    • Taste
      Vieeel orange, grapefruit lightly roasted, all the nuts again, Cointreau, full power forward, actually the strongest 43% I've ever had, brown malt, very straight forward and "sharp", just the kind Serge loves so much
    • Finish
      Grapefruit, leather, tannins and tobacco, drier and long

  4. Allandale scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Sherry, oak, polished leather , Body : firm and smooth, lightly creamy.
    • Taste
      Packed with lively flavors, malt cookies, fruit, mint.
    • Finish
      Spicy, rooty, dry and very long/

  5. Derekyu928 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    【First】: complete amber Firstly alcoholic gradually royal to royal vanilla coconut grape raspberry vegetable feel clearly when the stem time comes up custard pudding (light custard like it is also plentiful Pucci Pudding) baked sugar 【Middle】: The body gets hot in the thick throat The best balance slightly iodine (no disgusting) 【Finish】: Wrinkle return is also moderate Moderate to the last half Wheat feeling solid and dry wood pie cloth http://www.whiskylink.com/?p=9386

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