Overall rating
87.56/100
votes
21
Whiskybase ID
WB85122
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Creative Whisky Company (CWC)
Bottling serie
The Exclusive Malts
Vintage
23.06.1997
Bottled
2016
Stated Age
19 years old
Casktype
Hogshead
Casknumber
7162
Number of bottles
269
Strength
54.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
29 jul 2016 1:25 pm by DDiep
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 108.69

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21 × member ratings

21 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Linkwood 1997 CWC

6 users have left 6 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 87.56 points.

  1. wncvirus scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Nose: Notes of lacquer, some citrus and orange. Unfortunately, a little alcohol is felt
    Taste: With the first sip, I feel a little marzipan, yeast dough and notes of alcohol. On subsequent approaches, noticeable notes of malt.
    Rating: 86 | 100. Quite short finish with an oak flavor with sweet fruit. Unfortunately, the taste of alcohol could be better hidden in this whisky. Unfortunately, when tasting, these notes quite often come out to the first tier of taste

  2. malthead scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

  3. Whisky Hamster scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    This one features fruity notes which are partly out of the ordinary (see other reviewers), very interesting, maybe not as quaffable as some of your standard malts from a hogshead. For a moment I was reminded of an Irish Whisky (malt, not single pot still, mind you). Good addition to your liquid library.

  4. Heutje scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  5. kaasklop scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      88 88

  6. gango4 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Wonderful on the nose, complex on the palate with a short finish. Nice fruit and sweetness.
    • Nose
      First a little red grapes with citrus fruits. They are probably oranges. The alcohol cools the nose without really disturbing or tickling. Dark heavy forest honey comes after a few minutes and hand warmth.
    • Taste
      Fruity, sweet and tasty. Soft and yet intense. Salivation ons. Round and balanced, elegant, very complex. I find it difficult to describe the flavors more closely.
    • Finish
      First, the fruity sweetness that dominates for a while dominates. Then it gets drier and the oak of the barrel comes out, but only weakly. First, a short finish. For further slaps then persist medium long.

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