Linkwood 1981 Signatory 11yo

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dapa
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Linkwood 1981 Signatory 11yo

Postby dapa » Thu Mar 15, 2007 8:09 pm

Does anyone have price suggestions and tasting notes for this one:
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I'm turning into a real sucker for Linkwood - the dried fruit and dash of peat. Reminds me of days as a kid walking through fields of newly cut hay (nice tasting note eh?)
/dapa

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Postby dapa » Fri Mar 16, 2007 5:38 pm

Hi!
An update - got a retail value of £30-£40 from Whisky exchange. How does that sound?
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Postby Drrich1965 » Fri Mar 16, 2007 5:43 pm

For an indy bottled ten years ago, sounds about right..

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Postby Deactivated Member » Fri Mar 16, 2007 5:44 pm

I would have no complaints about that price for that bottle.
MT

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Postby dapa » Fri Mar 16, 2007 8:55 pm

Malt-Teaser wrote:I would have no complaints about that price for that bottle.
MT


If you were a seller or a buyer?
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Postby Deactivated Member » Fri Mar 16, 2007 9:07 pm

That is not a bottle I would want to add to my collection, mainly as it is a quite common IB and these rarely increase in value to a great extent.

So I would say I would be quite happy to pay around 30GBP for the privilege of drinking it or maybe even using it in one of my tastings.

MT

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Postby lambda » Fri Mar 16, 2007 9:25 pm

From a sister-cask:

Linkwood 11yo 1984/1996 (43%, Signatory, butt #5458) Colour: straw. Nose: rich and nutty, with some discrete, but nice sherry. Caramel, creme brûlée, burnt cake. Lots of cooked fruits, apple, apricot, mirabelle, quince. This nose gets nicer and nicer. Nice hints of spices, aniseed, Chinese anise. Great balance and elegance. Some peppermint. Mouth: nice attack, quite sherried, but much less impressive than the nose. Funny notes of herbs from Provence (thyme, rosemary). Fresh mint. Caramel, dried fruits, breadcrumb. It’s good, for sure! Medium finish, just a little offbeat. 84 points.


source: http://whiskyfun.com/ArchiveOctober04-2.html#261004

Seems interesting enough.


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