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Overall rating
90.07/100
votes
32
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Murray McDavid (MM)
Bottling serie
Mission
Vintage
1968
Bottled
2006
Stated Age
37 years old
Casktype
Sherry / Madeira Casks
Number of bottles
500
Strength
46.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
618105704244
Added on
03 May 2009 5:26 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 750,00

13 × in wishlist

32 × member ratings

38 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Caperdonich 1968 MM

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.07 points

  1. schengel10 scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Fantastic Caperdonich, old, mature, noble and it must have been great Sherry and Madeiracasks!

    [Color] bright amber;
    • Nose
      intense ripe fruit (berries, raisins, oranges), spices (ginger, cinnamon), ripe, old
    • Taste
      strong voluminous onset, lots of sherry, creamy, spices, old oak, mouth-filling, complex;
    • Finish
      long, warm, fruity; in the aftermath sherry, then spice properly; [W] an old lace malt;

  2. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    What else is there to say, I love Caperdonich, I love Madeirafinish, Madeira complements Caper perfectly from the similar notes, a dream!
    • Nose
      Wonderfully aromatic, first very sweet with rivers of Demerara sugar, dark honey, lots of potion, passion fruit syrup, banana liqueur, star fruit, honeydew melon, cinnamon, camphor and vanilla, marzipan, baked apple, hazelnut and macadamia, ginger and mango
    • Taste
      Everything from the nose, sweet tobacco, mango, passion fruit, Demerara sugar, dark honey, powerful and aromatic in the mouth, banana liqueur, pineapple, red apple, cardamom, dark and sweet malt, beeswax and mead, apricot jellies, grapefruit skin, lavender
    • Finish
      Honey melon, dark honey, camphor, ginger, apricot, very long, stays in the throat for a long time as a carpet, wonderful, cinnamon stars

  3. hs305 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    [October, 2007]  Together with friends I emptied bottle no. 443 that I bought for 144 Euro in June, 2007.

    [March, 2010]  Together with friends I emptied bottle no. 182 that I bought for 96 Euro in July, 2009.

    In my old rating system (ten scales that translate into WB points: 50 - 66 - 75 - 80 - 82,5 - 85 - 87,5 - 90 - 92,5 - 95) I scored both times 90.  My notes state a rich and sweet nose and a taste with a very interesting wine finish.

  4. magic_slim scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Very good whisky, although I had some better ones from this distillery before.
    • Nose
      Mellow, fruity and rather fresh with notes of orange blossoms, honey and barley sugar. In addition there are weak oaky notes and and winey aromas, which come from the sherry cask and subsequent ACE in Madeira casks.  A very pleasant nose.
    • Taste
      Smooth and not very intensive taste with a spicy (green pepper) component. Notes of black tea, fruit salad, barley sugar, a little honey and eucalyptus.
    • Finish
      Medium long, stays pleasant

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