Macduff 1980 UD

Overall rating
91.47/100
votes
34
Whiskybase ID
WB96578
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
UD - bottler (UD)
Bottling serie
Laida Weg
Vintage
1980
Bottled
2012
Stated Age
32 years old
Casknumber
6910
Number of bottles
100
Strength
48.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Laida Weg Experience Hotel
Market
it Italy
Added on
22 may 2017 2:47 pm by grycha
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 899.00

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Whisky reviews for Macduff 1980 UD

10 users have left 10 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 91.47 points.

  1. Simon Stood scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    One of the best macduff I've tried. Powerful and gentle. Sweet and dry. Lollipop candy with light astringency
    23-23-23-23

  2. Corrado scored this whisky 95 points Member Senior

    It's one of the most amazing drams i've ever had
    https://www.whiskyfacile.com/2019/08/26/macduff-32-yo-1980-2012-laida-weg-483/?lang=en

  3. Funtik scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

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  4. Trops scored this whisky 92 points Expert Junior

    Great whisky! Combination of honeycomb, fruity freshness and juiciness, light grassiness without bitterness. Very similar style to the old Lowland.

  5. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    23 24 23 23 93

    fantastic whisky, not expected from this distillery, a masterpiece!

  6. Макс scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      94 94
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      93 93

  7. whiskyfacile scored this whisky 94 points Expert Junior

    N: did you want the elegance of a good distillate left for decades in a good barrel? Here she is. It is very compact, all the aromas are fused together perfectly and dissecting them for a tasting seems almost a crime. Immediately there is an intense tropicality and delicate at the same time, refined: notes of papaya (papaya juice), then very ripe fruit. A slight patina of wax. Rossana candies: the filling, however, emphasizes Corrado. A hint of lemon. The earl gray tea comes to mind, almost mentholated. Butter cookies, milk and honey. Bouquet of dried flowers. Fantastic.

    P: the worst curses, typical of the wildest jubilation, were wasted at the table. A tropical fruit nuclear plant explodes, a dimension that takes the whole scene. It is very succulent, not very creamy, with a devastation of papaya, maracuja, goyaba, pineapple ... Butter cookies, sweet iced tea, citrus fruits (bergamot and a veil of albedo). Still floral, let's say "jasmine". Again, fantastic.

    F: long, persistent, here is still tropical fruit, again citrus fruits, shortbread ...

    https://whiskyfacile.com/2019/08/26/macduff-32-yo-1980-2012-laida-weg-483/

  8. toklian scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    N23 P23 F23 B23

    Oh that tarragon!
    Fantastic!

  9. DenisLeonov scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Balance (23) There are magic in the 30+ piles ... and a drop of happiness ... 92
    • Nose
      Soft, fatty, orange ... grass ... liqueur ... flower honey ... tablet ... wet notebook ... hay ... halva (23)
    • Taste
      The taste is soft ... citrus and wax ... wood (23)
    • Finish
      Finish creamy, spicy ... burnt fruits and wax ... warm wood ... exotic fruits ... cocoa powder ... oatmeal cookies ... varnish (23)

  10. Vladimir Ziryanov scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    A decent MacDuff, even a very decent one, and the fragrance and taste are multifaceted, a good game of shades, but here's a little bit of my style - well, a very sugary sweetness, some kind of grassiness turns me off a bit, but it could be 91-92, and only 90. IMHO of course.

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