Springbank 1997 Madeira

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Wood Expressions
Stated Age
11 years old
Madeira Wood
Number of bottles
55.1 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
19 Feb 2009 7:50 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 462.71

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Whisky Reviews for Springbank 1997 Madeira

20 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.07 points

  1. ARDBERG scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    at a SBK tasting 2cl
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  2. mr.p9 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      87 87

  3. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    21 21 20 21 83

  4. toklian scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    N21 P21 F20 21

  5. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    A good Springbank, but far from being one of the best, in my opinion. Far from being unforgettable. Enthusiasm 3/5 Whisky n ° 1340
    • Nose
      Peaty and intense, it is very fruity and vinous (it evokes the yellow wine). Flaked almonds and a hint of sulfur. With a little water, it looks more ashy. Is it a mushroom note ??
    • Taste
      On soot, it is very warm. Alcohol is very well integrated. Juicy heart. With water, it is more supple, but less intense (Thank you Mister Obvious)
    • Finish
      A little bourrine, and quite short. With water, much longer, smoke, spicy and a little austere.

  6. Andytka3 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Polish and sharp wood, nose heating. Sweet fig whirl around rooty
    gingseng with a pinch of salt. Splash of water to unleash the softer
    notes of coffee, caramel and citrus peels. P- Thick, mouth coating and heavy initially. Once palate accustomed to
    the weight of the liquid, find the softer notes of spices, liquorice and

    F- Medium-long finish. Concentrated and flavoursome. Complex.

    — at The Whisky Bar, Kuala Lumpur.
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  7. KayMeertens scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Cherry, caramel, sweet & sour sauce, orange, dried apricot, tobacco and a little peat. With water some mango.
    • Taste
      Sweet & sour sauce, peat, candied cherry, caramel, mango, tobacco and pepper. Water makes some apricot come up.
    • Finish
      Sweet & sour sauce, cherry, peat, caramel, apricot, milk chocolate and tobacco.

  8. very_bad_day scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    A little disgusting .. Like the best treats.
    • Nose
      Cherry, plum, grapefruit, dried apricot, vanilla, honey, peat. A very sweet nose.

    • Taste
      Candied fruit, dried fruit, citrus fruit, speculoos, sherry, syrupy.
    • Finish
      Long, on the fruits.

  9. Jeep51 scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Very fresh, spring. Fruit of the penis, grass, citrus fruits, ginger. The alcohol tingles a little anyway. The water calm this fault. Alcohol is then much less present but it is also much less expressive although always fresh.
    • Taste
      Huge bitterness. Green wood, sawdust, apricot kernel. Can be a bit of tobacco, to cook but there is mostly pepper and ginger. With water, surprisingly the bitterness is in withdrawal, but it is also a little off. Fishing very present all the same.
    • Finish
      Average length. Bitterness and fruits

  10. Wild Thing scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    It is better in the nose than in the mouth, but who likes Madeira is just right.
    • Nose
      Beautiful sweet nose with oranges wrapped in tobacco leaves and covered with caramel. In addition, biscuits and dry fruits with honey and cinnamon are served. Beautiful Madeira cargo.
    • Taste
      Spicy start. Dark chocolate, almonds, coffee and some oak. Malty and slightly dry / salty.
    • Finish
      Medium long with spicy oak sweet oranges light smoke and some salt.


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