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Cragganmore - Scotch Malt Whisky - Region: Speyside
WF Distillery Ranking: Quatrième Cru Classé (all current rankings here)


Status: Active - Stills: 4 (2 wash, 2 spirit) - Founded: 1870
Address: Ballindalloch, Banffshire AB37 9AB - Phone: +44 (0)1479 874700
Web: www.discovering-distilleries.com/cragganmore - More info:Malt Madness


My favourite expression so far:
Cragganmore 29 yo 1973/2003 (52.5%, OB, Special Edition, 6000 bottles)
90 points - Last tasted: November 1, 2004 - Tasting notes: here
Cragganmore

General Distillery Profile - keywords (wazzat?)
Fresh Wood Vanilla Sherry Dried fruits Tea Oranges Liquorice Caramel Honey


MM Distillery profile:

The Cragganmore distillery was built in 1869-1870 by one John Smith (what's in a name, right?) who had previously been involved with the Glenfarclas, Macallan and Glenlivet distilleries. That wasn't his only claim to fame; John was the youngest son of George Smith who founded the Glenlivet distillery. John Smith's trustees continued the operation between 1886 & 1893, after which John's son Gordon took over as manager of the distillery. Cragganmore was rebuilt in 1902 and sold two decades later. Cragganmore 12 years old Scotch whisky Cragganmore is Gaelic for great rock. John Smith ordered ... More on Malt Madness.

Check all the 'winners' (90 points or more) on this wee list (PDF)

Whiskyfun tasting notes
OB - no vintage
  • Cragganmore 12 yo (40%, OB, +/-1998) - no notes - 86
  • Cragganmore 12 yo (40%, OB, +/-2004) - no notes - 81
  • Cragganmore 12 yo (40%, OB, +/-1987, 75cl) - 020609
  • Cragganmore 12 yo (40%, OB, Bottled +/- 2008) - 020609
  • Cragganmore 14yo (40%, OB for the Friends of the Classic Malts 2010, 13000 bottles) - 090811
  • Cragganmore 17 yo 'Manager's Dram' (62%, OB, 1992) - 081110
OB - vintage
  • Cragganmore 29 yo 1973/2003 (52.5%, OB, Special Edition, 6000 bottles) - 011104
  • Cragganmore 1984 ‘Distillers Edition’ (40%, OB, Port finish, bottled circa 1998) - 240807
  • Cragganmore 1988/2002 Distillers Edition (40%, OB, CggD-6553) - no notes - 84
  • Cragganmore 17 yo 1988/2006 (55.5%, OB, 5970 bottles) - 300906
  • Cragganmore 21 yo 1989/2010 (56%, OB, American oak casks, 5856 bottles) - 081110
  • Cragganmore 1993 ‘Distillers Edition’ (40%, OB, Port finish, bottled 2006) - 240807
  • Cragganmore 10 yo 1993/2004 (60.1%, OB, Bodega European oak casks, 15000 bottles) - 111105
  • Cragganmore 1997/2009 'Manager's Choice' (59.7%, OB, cask #2398, 246 bottles) - 050310
Berry Bros & Rudd
  • Cragganmore 1989/2010 (53.5%, Berry Bros & Rudd, cask #2880) - 230312
  • Cragganmore 1997/2009 (58.6%, Berry Bros & Rudd) - 050310
  • Cragganmore 2000/2011 (56.8%, Berry Bros & Rudd, cask #3673) - 141113
Blackadder
  • Cragganmore 12 yo 1989/2002 (59.6%, Blackadder, Raw Cask, oak hogshead, cask #1966) - 020609
The Bottlers
  • Cragganmore 20 yo 1981/2001 (59.3%, The Bottlers, Refill sherry, cask #1589) - no notes - 84
Cadenhead
  • Cragganmore 15 yo (46%, Duthies, +/- 2009) - 020609
  • Cragganmore-Glenlivet 14 yo 1989/2003 (46%, Cadenhead's, Sherry) - no notes - 89
Dewar Rattray - A.D. Rattray
  • Cragganmore 20 yo 1993/2013 (54.2%, A.D. Rattray, bourbon hogshead, cask #1977, 200 bottles) - 141113
  • Cragganmore 12 yo 1997/2010 (46%, A.D. Rattray, cask #1491, 375 bottles) - 060710
Duncan Taylor
  • Cragganmore 25 yo 1986/2012 (54.6%, Duncan Taylor, Dimensions, cask #1488, 237 bottles) - 230312
  • Cragganmore 19 yo 1992/2011 (53.6%, Duncan Taylor, Rare Auld, cask #1425, 249 bottles) - 291111
  • Cragganmore 18 yo 1993/2011 (55.3%, Duncan Taylor, Rare Auld, cask #1385, 494 bottles) - 110112
  • Cragganmore 12 yo 1997/2010 (46%, Duncan Taylor, NC2) - 060710
Gordon & MacPhail
  • Secret Stills 1966/2006 (45%, Gordon & MacPhail, 2.2, casks #1204 + 1449 + 1452, 600 bottles) - 020609
  • Cragganmore 12 yo 1968 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail, old brown label) - 140808
  • Cragganmore 14 yo 1969 (40%, G&M Connoisseur’s Choice, old brown label) - 070106
  • Cragganmore 1972 (40%, G&M Connoisseur’s Choice, old map label, early 1990’s) - 070106
  • Cragganmore 1973 (40%, G&M Connoisseurs Choice) - 040404
  • Cragganmore 1976/1989 (56.1%, Gordon & MacPhail, CASK series, 75cl) - 141113
  • Cragganmore 1976/1991 (55.8%, Gordon & MacPhail, CASK, cask #3583-3584) - 020609
  • Cragganmore 1976/1993 (53.8%, G&M Cask, cask #3588-3591) - no notes - 85
  • Cragganmore 1978/1995 (61.5%, Gordon & MacPhail, CASK, cask #4957) - 020609
  • Cragganmore 1978/1996 (60.1%, Gordon & MacPhail ‘Cask’, cask #4959) - 111105
Malts of Scotland
  • Cragganmore 11 yo 1999/2011 (55.1%, Malts of Scotland, bourbon hogshead, cask #MoS11012, 298 bottles) - 291111
Master of Malt
  • Cragganmore 20 yo 1991/2011 (53.5% Master of Malt, cask #1146) - 100112
Murray McDavid
  • Cragganmore 21yo 1985/2006 (56.5%, Murray McDavid Mission Gold, enhanced in Guigal Côte Rôtie, 665 bottles) - 240807
  • Cragganmore 11 yo 1990/2001 (46%, Murray McDavid, Bourbon, October 2001 bottling) - 130404
  • Cragganmore 12 yo 1990/2002 (46%, Murray McDavid, Bourbon, MM1416) - no notes - 77
Signatory
  • Cragganmore 20 yo 1985/2006 (54.9%, Signatory, hogshead #1877, 242 bottles) - 300906
  • Cragganmore 27 yo 1985/2012 (56.1%, Signatory, cask #1242, 171 bottles) - 141212
  • Cragganmore 13 yo 1989/2002 (46%, Signatory Unchillfiltered, Oak Cask #962, 375 Bottles) - 020609
  • Cragganmore 15 yo 1989/2004 (55.6%, Signatory, sherry butt) - 070106
Single Malts of Scotland
  • Cragganmore 22 yo 1985/2008 (56.7%, The Single Malts of Scotland, cask # 2461, 218 bottles) - 140808
SMWS
  • Cragganmore 31 yo 1972/2003 (51.5%, SMWS 37.22) - 140808
  • Cragganmore 12 yo 1981/1994 (55.1%, SMWS 37.10) - 140808
Wilson & Morgan
  • Cragganmore 20 yo 1993/2013 (50%, Wilson & Morgan, PX sherry finish, cask #1903-1904) - 030114
Various IB
  • Cragganmore 21 yo 1989/2011 (46%, Mo Or collection, release #27) - 291111