Springbank 1967 Signatory Vintage
Added on Saturday, Apr 10, 2010 at 01:26 PM
  Bottler: Signatory
  Age: 21 yrs Type: Scotch
  Vintage: 1967 Subtype: Single Malt
  ABV: 46.00 % Region: Campbeltown
  Price: N/A Availability: Collectors Only
1.11.67  8.89   Cask 3137
Member Ratings and Notes
N: Big oranges, epoxy, resinous, sweet, some rubber, grape fruit drink, coconut.
P: Hard to describe, a weird and synthetic fruit taste.  Very concentrated.
F: Bitters, some heat, then a lot of wood.
Wacky but good. 

Nose of solvent and resin, rather acrid. There's brine, with a tinge of smoke, along with a "toasted" note and hints of tea and fall leaves. Slight apricot. The palate hits with great fruits and big spices -- orange and grapefruit soemwhat overpowered by a spice cabinet (cinnamon, clove). Salt and leathery stuff enters next. Really big and tasty. Finish is a long fade with minty and peppery stuff. Salt lingers. The general profile reminds me of a salty Tomatin. 


Overall an enjoyable whisky, though after time a chemical/synthetic aspect emerges that hurts the experience, and there's a tinge of over-tannic oaky stuff that impinges on drinkability. Still though, I'll drink this any day.

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