Overall rating
Single Malt
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Warehouse Tasting
Stated Age
19 years old
Recharred Sherry
58.8 % Vol.
700 ml
Hand bottled at Springbank Distillery
Added on
27 May 2016 10:50 pm by Forrest
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 355.00

25 × in wishlist

79 × member ratings

95 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Springbank 1997 CA

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.91 points

  1. aphex scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    I know the cask has been recharred but it still gave sherry flavours, on the dry side, and I liked that. Another great Springbank.

    Tasting from september 2017.
    • Nose
      Tobacco, rubber and sherry spices at first. Smoke, caramel, subtle dark fruits and a pinch of salt.
    • Taste
      Punchy and dry. Tobacco again, spices (cloves, ginger, ...), dried fruits, dark chocolate and smoke. Dark fruits from the nose try to fight back in the background.
    • Finish
      Long, drying, spicy and smoky.

  2. MikerG2k scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  3. tomy63 scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    amber color, nose very marked sherry, first on caramel, tobacco, sherry spices. Much better in the mouth, less marked caramel, a little chocolate, candied fruit, but especially a light veil of smoke, salt, rubber, great magnitude thanks to the 59% perfectly integrated. Very long finish, on caramel, spices, smoke and a lot of salt.

  4. moviemaniac scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Oh… wow! Not for the faint of heart and not for those rushing things! Take your time, add a generous amount of water and you’ll be awarded with a multi-faceted, punchy, dense, interwoven dram meandering between spices and dark fruit sweetness. Somewhere between these aspects you can also find the typical Springbank character and a hint of peat smoke!

    Score: 91/100

    Full review: https://maltklaus.net/dailydram/2017/03/17/tasting-springbank-19-yo-1997-2016-warehouse-tasting/

  5. FernetBranco scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    I do not have it like that with sherry. But even so ...
    A truly impressive malt with enormous power and depth. He brings exactly what makes a whisky so fascinating: fruit, sweetness and spice - plus a small pinch of smoke. Really great. The only negative is that he-if ​​first bottled-in the form will never be available again. Probably the one who could get a bottle or a dram of it!
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      91 91

  6. Owidram scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    Christal Clear Sherried Springbank, sharp and zesty, fruity. Wonderful.
    • Nose
      Rich and elegant, fragrant
    • Taste
      A perfect balance between distillery markers and finish
    • Finish
      Impressively coastal despite the wood and finish


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