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Overall rating
85.67/100
votes
3
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Ian Macleod (IM)
Bottling serie
Dun Bheagan
Vintage
12.1975
Bottled
2004
Stated Age
28 years old
Casktype
Hogshead
Casknumber
3756
Number of bottles
252
Strength
44.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
12 May 2009 9:26 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 270,00

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3 × member ratings

14 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Convalmore 1975 IM

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.67 points

  1. Mr.Sandwich did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Whiskyfun Notes:

    Colour: straw (much paler than the 15yo). Nose: much sharper and more austere than its younger brother and very grassy. Hints of paraffin. Also a nice sourness from the cask, hints of yoghurt, green tea, crushed leaves and walnut skin… Not very sexy but not flawed either, and rather elegant.

    Mouth: that ‘old style’ is here again, with more waxiness this time, smoked tea, hints of peat, mint-flavoured nougat like they sometimes make in Montélimar, France. Goes on with quite some salt, candied oranges, pepper, then some rather bold notes of apples, tea, a little cinnamon. Very very good again and much more demonstrative than on the nose.

    Finish: long, salty, peppery, candied and lemony, with a balance that’s still quite perfect. Another very good Convalmore by Dun Bheagan / Ian McLeod, too bad the nose was a tad too calm. Funny that we had quite some excellent Convalmores recently (the 28 yo OB is great) - a late comeback? 87 points.

  2. Furtia scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

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