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Knockando 1973

Overall rating
87.00/100
vote
1
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask
Vintage
1973
Bottled
1997
Stated Age
21 years old
Casknumber
53
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Added on
17 May 2014 12:59 am by erikrobb
Single Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 242,00

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1 member rating

2 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Knockando 1973

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.00 points

  1. Allandale scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Body: Full. Smooth. Rounded.
    • Nose
      Rich for a relatively light malt. Sherryish. Raisiny.
    • Taste
      Yet more sherries. Rich,nutty flavours. Lots of flavour development, with gradual dryness and faint smokiness. Remarkably appetizing.
    • Finish
      Aniseed sherry. Nutty. Faint, fragrant  smokiness. Soothing.

  2. erikrobb did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    The label reads-

    "As the Knockando distillery manager, I have dedicated many years to the creation of what I believe to be one of the finest Single Malt Whiskies. It gives me enormous pleasure to present to you our most exceptional creation, the 21 year Knockando, which is drawn from a single cask. It is a Single Malt of great fruitiness with substantial depth of character reached only at full maturity. "

    "Each individual bottle has been manually filled, labeled, numbered and, finally signed by me- Innes Shaw."

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    I emailed Knockando asking why this would be labeled 21 year since the Distilled and Bottled dates are 24 years apart. This is their reply.

    Thank you for taking time to contact Knockando. Your feedback is important to us.
    The distillation process for Knockando takes 3 years, so for your bottle, they started the process in 1973, it finished distilling in 1976 and then aged for 21 years bringing it to 1997.
    Once again, thank you for contacting Knockando.
    Sincerely,
    Kristen
    Knockando Consumer Care Representative

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