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Overall rating
89.85/100
votes
74
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Small Batch
Vintage
1973
Bottled
18.06.2015
Stated Age
42 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Hogsheads
Number of bottles
630
Strength
40.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
15/265
Added on
27 Jun 2015 7:30 pm by ARDBERG
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 453.63

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74 × member ratings

60 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenlivet 1973 Minmore CA

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.85 points

  1. GIORGOS scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  2. P.A.O.K.you_are scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

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

  3. MikerG2k scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  4. OlivierSegers scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      89 89

  5. Bishlouk scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Houuuu what a nose and what a mouth! A venerable old man. But what a pity that this final is so short and that the flavors vanish so quickly in the mouth.
    • Nose
      Dried flowers, petrified honey, liquefied caramel. Pistil syrup (does it exist, that?). Fresh mint after aeration. Piouuuu what a nose!
    • Taste
      Extreme delicacy and lightness. Honey, young white and yellow fruits, and a light dust.
    • Finish
      (very short. A wooded drought, and the fruits die quickly.

  6. ARDBERG did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Cadenhead Notes:

    Summer 2015 Small Batch a rare vintage from one of the greatest of all speyside distilleries.

    Nose    Soft and juicy. Peaches, passion fruit, soft lime notes and also kiwi and watermelon. A great age whisky delivering a truly amazing nose.

    Palate    More juicy fruits. For such a delicate whisky this feels very thick and rich. Olive oil, hints of Sauvignon blanc and lots of syrupy fruits coats the whole palate.

    Finish    Dried citrus fruits with some soft woodiness. Creaminess grows but mingles with lots of thick tropical fruits. Another amazing rare vintage from our small batch range.

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