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Tobermory 1972

Overall rating
92.09/100
votes
119
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Limited Vintage
Vintage
1972
Bottled
18.05.2005
Stated Age
32 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry Casks Finish
Number of bottles
897
Strength
49.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Black Label
Added on
27 Oct 2007 10:11 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 1084.75

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100 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Tobermory 1972

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 92.09 points

  1. St. Pauli scored this whisky 94 points Connoisseur

    What a whisky. Perfectly balanced and complex. One of the best I've tasted. 
    • Nose
      Very delicate and complex. Sweet dark cherries, blueberry muffin, mushrooms in a forest, chocolate, coffee, and soaked wood. Some distant smoke. There is a hint of sherry, despite this whisky was matured in a sherry cask. This is the best example that whiskies that are matures in sherry casks shouldn't taste almost exactly as sherry. 
    • Taste
      Thick, syrupy, but with enough punch. Now we are more in the vinous part of whisky, the taste of sherry speaks louder. Raisin, dried fruit, prune, and rancio. We are in a sherry warehouse. Next, there is sevilla orange, moist soil, gravel, ground coffee and bitter chocolate. At the end, there is spiciness of clove. 
    • Finish
      Long, with a nice level of acidity and mild tannins. Smoke, Moist wood, Dutch appelstroop, dried fruit, chocolate and clove. 

  2. Prof.Schoof did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This Whisky was sold for 530 € at Whiskyauction in Oct. 2015

  3. Pawloff scored this whisky 94 points Expert Junior

    Gorgeous dark sherry, still for resonable money!
    • Nose
      Lots of dark fruit, blackberry, cherry cake, raisins, smoked hungarian plums, figs, tobacco, red tea, eucalyptus, herbal toothpaste, essential oils for inhalation, Asian incense, soft smoke, clear sea
    • Taste
      Very intense, very dry, tannic, hungarian smoked plums, raisins in alcohol, elderberry syrup, chokeberry, blueberries, molasses, very strong Asian tea, eastern herbs, walnuts, menthol
    • Finish
      Eternal, forest fruits, herbs, bitter chocolate, crisp on the finish

  4. MaltMartin scored this whisky 96 points Connoisseur

    Gorgeous. A very special whisky for me...
    • Nose
      Burnt wood. Smokiness. Sherry. Leather. Earthy and farmy notes. Complex.
    • Taste
      Intense. Very tannic and peaty. Concentrated dry sherry. Dried fruits (figs, prunes).
    • Finish
      Long, bitter-sweet flavours. Oaky.

  5. Malteser scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    An excellent dram, good balance between peat and Sherry.
    • Nose
      old Sherry, cedar wood, old books, a deep sweetness, a slight peatiness, toffee, beeswax
    • Taste
      metallic, Sherry, raspberry, tangerine, raisins, molasses, sweet apples, peat, round, middle bodied
    • Finish
      peat, Sherry, sweet, long, ginger, chocolate, a distinct wood influence

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