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Overall rating
92.07/100
votes
44
Category
Single Grain
Distillery
Bottler
The Whisky Agency (TWA)
Vintage
1972
Bottled
2016
Stated Age
44 years old
Casktype
Barrel
Number of bottles
42
Strength
49.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Pangalactic Whiskyblasters
Added on
14 Nov 2016 12:29 pm by Babelfisch42
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 299.00

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Whisky Reviews for Invergordon 1972 TWA

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 92.07 points

  1. checkpointuk scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    http://kaypingers-whiskyblog.de/frontend/fullarticle.php?id=247 Color: corn yellow
    Nose: In the beginning, elderflower comes first, followed by barley and yeast as well as caramel, vanilla and honey. Cereals, milk, quark, yoghurt, straw, old shoebox, but also slightly fruity hints of grapefruit and lime. Delicate green and only spicy.
    Taste: Creamy tingling mouthfeel with first dull herbal notes, cardboard, old bales of straw as well as caramel and honey. Then leather notes of old seating, coarse sea salt and spicy pepper flavors. Delicately sour-fresh with elderberry, sour cherry and peppermint.
    Finish: Long - sour-fruity with the notes of the taste. Wood is added - harsh and fresh. Only then do the sweet notes develop, supported by waxy honey. A flattened herbal structure of nettle, tarragon and chervil remains on the tongue.
    91 points (nose: 90 / taste: 91 / finish: 91)

  2. Xaver did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      A piece of holiday from the glass. Could only smell it. Very cool. The good piece starts with a discreet adhesive note. Ripe lemon is on the way. Some leather and a good portion of caramel. Very dense body. Candle wax and sweet honey. Has something of dry wood and herbs. Everything but very thick connected. I'll just stop ... Cold mint tea, chamomile and apricot jelly comes after. Will now also moldy. Old book and a little more sour. Like cucumber water. A hammer part. And the nose gives more. But I really want to try it now ...
    • Taste
      Thick, soft start. The sweet honey, the caramel, vanilla. Everything immediately. Subtle oak spice. Cooked, sweetened fruit. A bit nutty bitterness. Warm chamomile tea. Ne track leather. The second sip makes it more mineral. But never lose that ripe, fat sweetie. Slightly floral with roasted aromas. Also in the mouth, a taste experience. : Love:
    • Finish
      Long and fat. Sweet honey clogs the entire mouth. Now come the herbs again. The oak flavor is now more noticeable. The nutty, comes through better now. Everything was fine tuned and brought to the point. Just crazy!

  3. Micha Thorsten scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    Oily (OBF), vanilla, cotton candy, floral notes, honey, heather (which reminds me of the Highland Park 25) raisins, pineapple, ripe sweet fruit, subtle oak, an absolute delight!

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