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Overall rating
87.13/100
votes
19
Whiskybase ID
WB4808
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Vintage Malt Whisky Co Ltd. (VM)
Bottling serie
The Cooper's Choice
Vintage
1980
Bottled
2005
Stated Age
24 years old
Casktype
Sherry Cask
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
18 Nov 2008 9:44 am
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 319.00

5 × in wishlist

19 × member ratings

16 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Inchgower 1980 VM

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.13 points

  1. JoshNRW scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    Blenders (Nosing), Glencairn (Tasting)
    • Nose
      90 90
      Wonderfully ripe sherry profile with nuts, chocolate and oak. The 46% is perfect here. Great sherry sweetness, my guess is Oloroso.
      No big interplay and not mega complex, but the high quality of maturity and harmony are terrific - no comparison to today's "sherry monsters" in strong cask strength.
    • Taste
      89 89
      89.5
      Here a little more interplay and slow expansion from the sweet to the spicy sherry and oak aromas.
      Again not a lot of interplay between different flavors, but if you like good sherry whisky, this will be more than enough for you.
    • Finish
      89 89
      Stays almost long to long - could stick a tick longer and wider with the profile and the nosing.

  2. whiskyinstitut scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Delicious part. Nice sherry whisky that just lacks a bit of complexity.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Deep sherry flavors, nutty, chocolatey, plums and raisins, furniture polish
    • Taste
      89 89
      Powerful start, of course a lot of sherry again, chocolatey, creamy, pleasant dryness, the 46% is just right, pleasant spice and heat
    • Finish
      87 87
      Sweet and sherry-heavy finish, slight bitterness combined with a nice creaminess, the raisins stay on the palate for a long time

  3. hs305 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    [July, 2007]  Together with friends I emptied a bottle that I bought for 75 Euro in May, 2007.

    In my old rating system (ten scales that translate into WB points: 50 - 66 - 75 - 80 - 82,5 - 85 - 87,5 - 90 - 92,5 - 95) I scored it 87,5.  My notes state a bold and fruity sherry profile that is very quaffable.

  4. Timo scored this whisky 78 points Expert Junior

    A great dram!
    • Nose
      The nose is very dominated by sherry. Oak barrel, fruity, some cognac.
    • Taste
      The taste is very good, but not complex. Sherry, dry, oak.
    • Finish
      The finish warming but short.

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