Berrys' Own Selection

Macduff

1984

ABV 46%
REVIEWED Issue 87
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Specifications
Brand: Macduff, Berry Bros. & Rudd, Berrys' Own Selection
Expression: 1984
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: No Age Statement
Year of bottling: 2009
ABV: 46%
Country/Region: Scotland / Speyside
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Bottled by: Berry Bros. & Rudd
Awards
Editor's Choice
Issue 87
Tasting notes
Taster   Rob Allanson
Nose: Tomatoes, ketchup, burnt brown sugar, spicy tobacco and vanilla cream. A touch of dunnage warehouse too.
Palate: Sweet chilli, drying on spices. Oranges. There is a chewy oily element to this as well. More oak comes through.
Finish: Big and rich.
Comment: A stunning dram with great balance and layers.
8.9
Taster   Martine Nouet
Nose: Intense, deep. Rich toffee, polished furniture. An earthy touch. Damp cellar. Paint varnish. In time, dried fruit. Dates and raisins. Fragrant. Orange blossom.
Palate: Crisp, dry. Oak is more present than on the nose. But it is well integrated with fruit and spices. Vanilla toffee. Rhubarb crumble. Candied ginger.
Finish: Rich, lingering. Toffee and coffee.
Comment: A rich and complex Speysider, having made the best of a well mastered maturation in refill sherry casks.
8.8
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