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Ben Nevis 1972

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Fort William Limited
Stated Age
19 years old
Oak Cask
58.0 % Vol.
750 ml
Added on
19 Jul 2009 3:37 pm
Cask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 842,70

2 × in wishlist

15 × member ratings

7 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ben Nevis 1972

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.15 points

  1. jazzpianofingers scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur


    N: A smoky >tomato-ey and < meaty nose, presented at full power!
    T: Sweet sherried sugars at first, turning more bitter as it works its way through.
    F: Fades slowly.
    C: The main issue is that it doesn’t seem to take to water, so for its best side, 58% it is.

    Scores a B[+]

  2. checkpointuk scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    http://kaypingers-whiskyblog.de/frontend/fullarticle.php?id=306 Color: copper Nose: Old sherry and dark fruit flavors of blueberries and blackberries. A fine salty, leather-flavored seasoning is in the glass. Wood, orange peel, honey and broken smoke complete your nose! Overall, a bit restrained and closed. Taste: Wow, very extraordinary! Who would have thought that - the amount of wood determines at least 50% of the taste! It is "good" wood, perfectly integrated and without bitter tannins. Harmonious, very peppery and orange-lined. Now, the side effects of oak wood come into play: chocolate, cocoa, mocha, smoke and salt and a vibrant freshness that sticks to the palate! Finish: Long, spicy and fresh. Persistently salty, tingling and slightly acidic. Mocha, coffee, nuts, liquorice and still fat oak. Note: The wood takes over from the beginning and shows the direction! 91 points N: 90P / G: 92P / F: 91P


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