Overall rating
Single Malt
Signatory Vintage (SV)
Bottling serie
Rare Reserve
Stated Age
34 years old
Refill Butt
Number of bottles
54.7 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
18 Nov 2007 9:41 pm
UncoloredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 2909.66

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60 × member ratings

32 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Springbank 1969 SV

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 93.96 points

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 96 points Moderator

    Super fruity, flawless and rather serious (means not sticky sweet) - top quality and another great example of a Springbank from the 60s.
    Head to head with the sister cask 263 I would still not rate this one as perfect as I think it is not as complex and rich but this is really just nitpicking on a high level.
    • Nose
      95 95
      Intense, fruity, yellow fruits, quinces, peaches, also tropical fruits such as mango, passion fruit, overripe bananas and apples, whiffs of solvent, hints of vanilla - great!
    • Taste
      98 98
      Very punchy, oily, sirupy, fruity, again the whole basket of tropical fruits, not too sweet or sticky, just a subtle sweetness, fine notes of oak wood, becomes more peppery, zesty, white grapes - excellent!
    • Finish
      95 95
      Long, burning, more on grapefruits, more vanilla, the oak wood becomes a bit louder but not drying, still very fruity - very good!

  2. lincolnimp scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      92 92

  3. lincolnimp scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    With water:-

    The nose stays the same with a few drops of water but the palate improves and is now zesty with what I call some sherbet fizz.

    A very nice Springbank.
    • Nose
      Apple , plum, pineapple the usual Springbank fruit salad. Apple skins, just a very faint vanilla hint, fresh cream and warm biscuits.
    • Taste
      Nice mouthfeel, all the fruit on the nose is on the palate but there are a few bitter off notes at first, strange.

      The bitter notes go and there are all sorts of fruit skins, apple, yellow plum etc.

      Sweet & creamy
    • Finish
      Medium length.


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