Springbank 1972 For Taiwan

by Oliver Klimek on June 25, 2012

Bottled around 1995 – 57%

My Tasting Notes:

Colour: Dark straw
Nose: Candied orange and lemon zest, candle wax, vanilla, hints of ginger and a gentle waft of sea air turning into a breeze with a few drops of water added.
Palate: Mild but noticeable peat, orange zest, hints of other topical fruit, liquorice, vanilla, honey, dried herbs, ginger, white pepper and so much more..
Finish: Very very long, with lingering flavours refusing to fade.
Overall: What can you say? It’s magnificent. It has that hard to find quality to be both mild and strong at the same time.

Rating: 93/100 – no price information as this is a collector’s bottle

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