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Overall rating
88.47/100
votes
17
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
The MacPhail's Collection
Vintage
1973
Bottled
2009
Stated Age
36 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Sherry Butt
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
25 Aug 2013 6:19 pm

Average value

€ 646,61

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95
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93
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92
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91
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91
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89
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89
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88
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87
Expert Senior Uichama
87
Member Senior mikkellund42
86
Expert Senior MrRancho
85
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85
Expert Senior cuhp
85
Expert Senior Nergal
80

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Whisky Reviews for Highland Park 1973 GM

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.47 points

  1. MrRancho scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Has something.
    • Nose
      Orange, apple, apricot jam, loose herbal tea, canned meat
    • Taste
      Grass, hay, herb garden, sweet, some salt.
    • Finish
      Medium long after herbs and grass.

  2. dig scored this whisky 95 points Member Senior

    This malt is super, but he has to breathe for a long time. Because Sample is from a bottle that has been open for a long time and that makes it very complex. The oak is still very present but much more pleasant than at the beginning. The salty is super integrated for my taste and everything is very well balanced. He has caramel and a lot of spices. A light smoke floats over everything. Super awesome part. Some old whiskys need to be open longer, as they are initially overcrowded. But then they are partly real pearls.

  3. mikkellund42 scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    Very well
    • Nose
      Pears, caramel, heather honey, floral, herbs, meadow and faint hard coal smoke.
    • Taste
      Medium sweet, medium bitter and light salty in good
    • Finish
      Long and balanced bitter and sweet with notes of juniper, heather and malt syrup. A bit acidic.

  4. cuhp scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Mediocre dram. If the complexity from the nose had continued in the taste/finish, this could have been a killer dram!
    • Nose
      Sherry mixed with licorice, light peat, mint and orange peel. Quite entertaining.
    • Taste
      The taste is more salty and unfortunately not as fun as the nose.
    • Finish
      Bitter as a consequence of too much oak influence. 

  5. brandyhill did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Each bottle is enclosed with a crystal glass.

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