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Caperdonich whisky reviews

Caperdonich distillery
Speyside region
Founded in 1897, currently inactive (mothballed)
Owned by Chivas Brothers

Caperdonich 36 yo 1967 (57,9%, Douglas Laing Platinum 2004, 167 btl.) – 91/100

Caperdonich 27 yo 1968 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice 2004) – 87/100

Caperdonich 39 yo 1969 (42,2%, Duncan Taylor Lonach 2008) – 84/100

Caperdonich 36yo 1972 (47,8%, Duncan Taylor Rare Auld 2009, cask #7449, 158 btl.) – 91/100

Caperdonich 38 yo 1972 (53,6%, Duncan Taylor Rarest of the Rare 2011, cask #7460, 160 btl.) – 93/100

Caperdonich 38 yo 1972 (55,6%, Maltbarn 2011, ex-sherry butt, 73 btl.) – 88/100

Caperdonich 38 yo 1972 (58,4%, Whisky Agency 2011 – Perfect Dram, refill sherry, 145 btl.) – 93/100

Caperdonich 40 yo 1972 (49%, The Whiskyman & QV.ID, black label, 65 btl.) – 92/100

Caperdonich 35 yo 1977 (50,2%, Cadenhead Small Batch 2013, sherry butt, 384 btl.) – 88/100

Caperdonich 20 yo 1992 (52,2%, Creative Whisky Co. 2012, The Tony Koehl series, cask #121137, 300 btl.) – 82/100

Caperdonich 1992 Liquid SunCaperdonich 20 yo 1992 (51,9%, Liquid Sun 2012, refill hogshead, 303 btl.) – 85/100

Caperdonich 17 yo 1994 (53,3%, Malts of Scotland 2011, bourbon hogshead #625, 232 btl.) – 83/100

Caperdonich 17 yo 1995 (52,3%, Tasting Fellows 2012, refill sherry hogshead #95073, 136 btl.) – 83/100

Caperdonich 10y 1998 (58,5%, SMoS 2008, cask #1277, 251 btl.) – 83/100

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  • MARS: On this point I can only agree, even the badest karuizawa is higly wanted and really expensive. ;-) Personaly I have nothing against the fact that the
  • WhiskyNotes: I'm not counting new releases - the producer can basically ask any price you want regardless of the real value. That leaves us with a couple of 1972's
  • MARS: The last 35 years old cost 1400€, the 1972's rare malt are at 4000/5000€(minimum minimorum) at auction and the 1972/40 years old release of last y

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