Springbank Claret Wood 1997 12 Years Old, 54.4% abv

Springbank Claret Wood 1997 12 Years Old, 54.4% abv

Springbank Claret Wood 1997 12 Years Old

Score 87


Average Score 88

Highest Score 89

Lowest Score 87

# of Times Scored 3

This Single Malt is distilled by Springbank in Campbeltown.

Tasting notes:

Rich, fragrant red fruit, caramel and strawberry aromas on the nose. Fulsome oaky red wine mouthfeel. Intense and zesty red berries in a red wine reduction on the palate. Lovely sweet wholesome red fruit on a medium finish.



  • Springbank Claret Wood 1997 12 Years Old, 54.4% abv

    Raisins, sherry, creamy red fruit, soft cinnamon and tangy raspberries on the nose. Round red fruit mouthfeel. Soft fruity tannins, light sherry notes, spices, luscious sweet oaky red berry custard with a caramel glaze on the palate. Spectacular red berries on a medium long finish.

    89

    Springbank Claret Wood 1997 12 Years Old, 54.4% abv

    Burnt toast with raspberry jam, mild tannins, rich orange honey aromas then red fruit on the nose. Gentle sweet red fruit, light spices and mild fruity smoke on the palate. Round mouthfeel. Soft sweet fruity notes on a medium long finish.

    88

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