Macduff 1997 McG

Overall rating
75.00/100
vote
1
Whiskybase ID
WB45151
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Douglas McGibbon (McG)
Bottling serie
McGibbon's Provenance
Vintage
Autumn 1997
Bottled
2013
Stated Age
15 years old
Casknumber
DMG 9873
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
03 oct 2013 11:22 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 54.27

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Whisky reviews for Macduff 1997 McG

2 users have left 2 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 75.00 points.

  1. Shane_IL scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    This was not a hit with me. The cask used was clearly very tired as I could still mainly taste the distillate, of which I’m not a fan.

    Reviewed in my blog: https://iwriteaboutstuffilike.com/2016/06/25/douglas-laing-regional-malts-tasting/
    • Nose
      Heavy malt. Quite strong ethanol, more than I’d expect for 15 years. Honey. Floral. Light fruit, pears, green apples. White grape juice. Slight berry note. Butterscotch. Simple syrup.
    • Taste
      Vanilla. More strong ethanol. Honey. Boiled sweets. Lemon. Something dry and bitter, a little unpleasant. Slight caramel toffee.
    • Finish
      Medium long. Dry bitter alcohol. Bit of light wood and some floral notes.

  2. getz did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Ah, autumn! You`re so difficult to spell early in the morning, but we can`t hold that against you when you give us great big piles of leaves, Halloween and whiskies like this 15 year old Macduff, which was distilled in the autumn of 1997 and matured in cask 9873. Douglas Laing then bottled it at 46% abv as part of their Provenance range.

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