Bowmore 1972

Overall rating
92.80/100
votes
22
Whiskybase ID
WB74716
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Prestonfield
Vintage
28.02.1972
Stated Age
16 years old
Casktype
Sherry Wood
Casknumber
1036 - 39
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
50 ml
Bottled for
Prestonfield House
Market
Scotland Scotland
Added on
21 nov 2015 3:43 pm by Hubertchen
Uncolored

Average value

€ 89.00

5 × in wishlist

22 × member ratings

26 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Bowmore 1972

5 users have left 5 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 92.80 points.

  1. DimiIkon scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Testing: October 2022
    • Nose
      A fantastic sweetness of fruits and red berries. Mild smoke that does not take over.
    • Taste
      The smoke in nice harmony with the sweetness. Fruit sweetness of red apples, leather, mild coffee.
    • Finish
      Long with dry smoke and sweet fruits. Brown sugar sweetness. Leather and coffee tones remain for a long time. Fantastic balance.

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  3. BunnaMan scored this whisky 92 points Expert Junior

    Nose
    Sherry, floral and fruity, plums, tropical fruit, old library and light sweet smoke.
    Taste
    Dark coffee, sweet light peaty smokiness. Fantastic. Sherry, oak, somes spicess, citrus, chocolate, leather,
    complex fruity sweetness.
    Finish
    Coffee and sweet dark chocolate, some spices, just a very light sweet smoke in the finish. Some licorice and sherry sweetness.

  4. saothangbay scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    Old style. Very good Bowmore
    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      93 93

  5. vlad78 scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    The old taste that we all love so much.
    • Nose
      92 92
      OBE, leather, old dusty room, sweet aromas of dried fruits, prunes and dried apricots. A little citrus flavor.
    • Taste
      91 91
      Sweet, silky, creamy, viscous, dried fruits, fruits and candied rose.
    • Finish
      91 91
      The aftertaste is gorgeous, warm, dark and sweet.

  6. dram-drinker scored this whisky 95 points Photo Moderator

    The nose has a bit of the lemony and grassy notes that are typical for Bowmore. On the palate there is more smoke, sherry, a bit leather and then really subtle traces of this lemony and some balanced sweetness. This is great stuff! I would say for me it is on the same level as the Bowmore 1972 Samaroli Flowers. Also 95 points!

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