Springbank 1997 Vintage, 54.9% abv

Springbank 1997 Vintage, 54.9% abv

Springbank 1997 Vintage

Score 87


Average Score 87

Highest Score 89

Lowest Score 83

# of Times Scored 11

This Single Malt is distilled by Springbank in Campbeltown.

Tasting notes:

Rich malty fruit cream cookies on the nose. Salty sweet tar, hot spices, ginger, soft dark fruit on the palate. Delightful tangy finish.



  • Springbank 1997 Vintage, 54.9% abv

    Rich bittersweet orange/lime marmalade, cherries and smoke on the nose. Robust fruit, citrus, Morello cherries on the palate. Lovely tang and bittersweet finish.

    87

    Springbank 1997 Vintage, 54.9% abv

    Lightly spiced orange marmalade on the nose. Soft tangy citrus, light sherry, lively bittersweet fruit on the palate. Very well balanced.

    86

    Springbank 1997 Vintage, 54.9% abv

    Rich marmalade, honey, sweet brown sugar and caramel toffee apples on the nose. Gentle tingly caramel smoke and fruit compote on the palate.

    87

    Springbank 1997 Vintage, 54.9% abv

    Caramelized dusty orange zest and apples on the nose. Rich, thick then soft tangy dry fruit on the palate.Robust red licorice finish.

    88

    Springbank 1997 Vintage, 54.9% abv

    Light plum compote, dry cedar, luscious fruit on the nose. Oily, round, fruit and spices, oranges with tang on the palate. A great whisky.

    88

    Springbank 1997 Vintage, 54.9% abv

    Rich meaty vanilla, sweet spiced fudge with leather and smoke on the nose. Brown sugar, smoke, grasses, soft white pepper on the palate. Full long finish.

    86

    Springbank 1997 Vintage, 54.9% abv

    Spicy Sherry infused marmalade on the nose. Golden sugar, soft citrus notes on the palate. Solid soft tangy finish.

    89

    Springbank 1997 Vintage, 54.9% abv

    Perfumed dark fruit, herbal mint varnish on the nose. Fresh spicy delight, thick sweet bread dough on the palate. Gentle tangy finish.

    86

    Springbank 1997 Vintage, 54.9% abv

    Honey, almonds, spicy Demerara sugar and sherry aromas on the nose. Syrupy mouthfeel. Rich, heavy sheery fruit on the palate. Sweet vegetal finish.

    83

    Springbank 1997 Vintage, 54.9% abv

    Lovely light aromatic peat on the nose with lots of stewed fruit. Amazingly gentle for 54.9% abv. Light orange marmalade with a picante mouthfeel. Complex, soft and round. Amazingly good.

    89

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