Duncan Taylor

Bruichladdich

1969, 33 Years Old

ABV 48.7%
REVIEWED Issue 39
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Specifications
Brand: Bruichladdich, Duncan Taylor
Expression: 1969, 33 Years Old
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 33 years old
Year of bottling: 2002
ABV: 48.7%
Country/Region: Scotland / Islay
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Bottled by: Duncan Taylor
Awards
Recommended
Issue 39
Tasting notes
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Toasty. Plenty of oak, pine sap, sawn wood, floor polish, then Lockets, mint nutmeg, praline.
Palate: A mix of soft and dry. Creamy texture balanced by sweet grippy oak. Guava, ripe orange, deck oil, biscuit, butterscotch toffee.
Finish: Light oak, coconut, toffee.
Comment: Fantastic for its age. Has retained the signature freshness.
9.0
Taster   Gavin D. Smith
Nose: Initially zesty, perfumed, with developing vanilla and leather. Finally, as it dries out, lemons.
Palate: Assertive oak, developing into sherry and toffee.
Finish: More delicate oak, with attractive caramel notes cutting in later.
Comment: Good balance - has stood up to its cask well, retaining a zest not overwhelmed by age.
8.5
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Bruichladdich Distillery, Bruichladdich , Isle of Islay , Islay, Scotland
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