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Overall rating
90.39/100
votes
20
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Ian Macleod (IM)
Bottling serie
German Tartan Malt 1st Edition
Vintage
1980
Bottled
2008
Stated Age
28 years old
Casktype
Port Pipe
Number of bottles
486
Strength
49.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L 17 04 08 3 14:18 BB
Added on
08 Dec 2008 6:57 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 159.00

13 × in wishlist

20 × member ratings

34 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Chieftain's 1980 IM

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.39 points

  1. Mannix65 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    very beautiful complex old Portweinwhisky in Vollreifung - without water enjoy
    • Nose
      Raisins, oak, Maggikraut (Lovage), currant juice, honey wine at the Christmas market, dark chocolate, gingerbread spice, crushed black elderberry
    • Taste
      Red grapes, redcurrant jelly, oak spicy, pomace, honey wine, maple syrup, caramel molasses
    • Finish
      Creamy, herbaceous, long, the wood gives it a bit of bitterness at the end

  2. Mannix65 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

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

  3. breste did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Pleasant sweet nose. A lot of caramel. Powerful in the mouth but then it is soft and tastes very good. Nice sweet, slightly bitter in the end.

  4. netcorpse scored this whisky 93 points Member Junior

    Oily, thick complex whisky. Been hunting for this bottle a lot - could only find it twice. This is suspected to be a Glenfarclas but no longer sure about that. It does not exhibit enough similarities to the 1980 christmas malt I also tasted - in talking with an experienced whisky trader, might be an Ardmore!

  5. Schmausel scored this whisky 91 points Administrator

    undisclosed Glenfarclas

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