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Overall rating
87.73/100
votes
49
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Single Cask Collection (SCC)
Vintage
10.05.2007
Bottled
21.12.2017
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Sherry Hogshead
Casknumber
900302
Number of bottles
237
Strength
55.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
05 Feb 2018 3:15 pm by schero
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 119,00

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Whisky Reviews for Glentauchers 2007 SCC

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.73 points

  1. Prof_Dr_John scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Just under 90 Euro for a 10 year old? Yes, considering what you get for it. The 12er Macallan, for example, stood at 90 euros a year ago. Total plague against this ... The Glentauchers offers everything your heart desires. A clear buy recommendation from me.
    • Nose
      Definitely more mature and complex than the 8th TWC. The 2 years more you notice clearly! The 8er is a bit "sprittiger" in the nose, the 10er clearly set and mature. Something spicier and chocolatier. The green banana and the lychee can be clearly perceived. But above all lies the deep-dark sherry with its dark aromas: pickled raisins, sweet dates, plum compote, dark chocolate, oranges, kräutrig-earthy notes.
    • Taste
      Bäääm! ... push the 55%! Krasser than the 58.4% at 8er! Hallelujah! Dark sherry, dark fruits, pickled raisins, sweet dates, plum compote, dark chocolate, oranges, herbal-earthy notes and a very well-integrated portion of seasoning from the Hogshead barrel. Jep - exactly my thing!
    • Finish
      Long lasting, pleasant mouthfeel, nothing is burning. Sweetness on the cheeks, dryness at the tip of the tongue. The sweetness is still very present, but is slowly accompanied by the spiciness and delicate bitterness of the wood. Very well matched, nothing fits here. Wonderful! For "only" 10 years a great bottling! B

  2. didi1893 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    A dark and intense sherry monster. A slight youthful partly metallic note can be denied, otherwise I have nothing to expose to this bottling. The full sherry drone at its best ...

    23/22/22/22 (89P)
    • Nose
      Wonderfully intense and radiant amber glitters in the glass, on the glass wall sticks an oily streak ... Creamy and sweet caramel rises in the nose, milk chocolate and raisins melt into a wonderfully creamy melange, the alcohol is harmoniously integrated. Overripe bananas dissolve from mandarins and a hint of juicy orange, slightly musty and musty old wooden floorboards, light Kellermuff a'la board shed with clay soil. Subtle mint and a hint of menthol come to light, spicy wood tones mingle with chocolate and dates. Meadow herbs and hints of tropical fruits are minimal, the multi-layered nose leaves a lot of room for an interplay of different flavors and fragrances.
    • Taste
      Powerful and slightly astringent tart fruit flavors flow over the tongue, it reminds me a little of beet and cough syrup. Pepper and brine stick to the tongue and warm the tip of the tongue. The sharpness increases noticeably, gunpowder and black pepper now heat the tongue and the palate properly. Sweet fruit aromas and dark caramel dissolve from the dominant and sharp note, bittersweet and espresso play together. Slightly tart wood elements end in a touch of furniture polish and glaze. Spicy, the taste goes into the aftertaste.
    • Finish
      Peppery pungency and hints of furniture polish are still sticking to the tongue, cozy warmth floods the palate while tart and dark wood elements in espresso and dark chocolate end. Sweet fruit notes sparkle from time to time through the tart wood notes, long remains the voluminous resonance in memory.

  3. schero scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    The thing is really different. You expect a full Sherrybreitseite and you get that in part. However, you also get this wonderful banana note in the nose and the slight liveliness on the tongue, which is quite unusual for such dark things.
    • Nose
      Milk chocolate, raisins, slightly wet tobacco, banana milk, wet and slightly moldy wood, licorice, now I got it: banana split - that's exactly how it smells, the sherry notes are there, but the banana note determines the foreground, with time, a dark nuttiness is added
    • Taste
      Strong onset, lots of chocolate, again with this banana note, directly creamy, slightly sparkling effervescent powder, oak flavoring without bitterness
    • Finish
      Again dominant chocolate and a very catchy spice, very light acidity, long-lasting heat

  4. napets scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    From a blind tasting:

    The color is clearly an eye-catcher. :)
    A young, strong, partly impetuous sherry whisky, high percentage in the onset, with partly stronger peppery finish. I do not like it as good as yesterday's, because it has metallic notes that get stronger in the finish. It could be one of the many Highland distillates. Around the 10 years with a good 55% alcohol content.

  5. Dottore scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    BLIND TASTING
    N: Aged, slightly musty sherry, followed by minimal smoke, cocoa, walnut, cinnamon, caramel, grapefruit
    M: Creamy-sweet, vanilla, tobacco and leather notes, dark fruits, a whole spice cupboard flows from throat and mouth through my nose while exhaling. Fantastic
    A: long, sweet, old sherry, slightly musty,
    Conclusion: Great matured sherry whisky. Definitely older, or do my senses play a trick on me? 91 points
    Tip: I'm guessing an older Bunnahabhain, let's say about 27 years. Sherry Butt, 49%. From the flavor profile absolutely in my booty scheme!

    EDIT: wow, just 10 years, fantastic whisky and great PLV

  6. StyrianSpirit scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    A very fine bass strong Sherrymalt from the single cask. The relative youth is not a disadvantage, the Malt looks much more mature, set as he is. Young sherry barrel malts from the single barrel can be extremely good. That's one of the very good guys.
    • Nose
      90 90
      Oak espresso. Caramel. Dusty basement floor. A few blank cartridges. Something menthol fresh, sherry of course. The fruit is more like ripe apricot, well seasoned with wild herbs. Forest floor.
    • Taste
      92 92
      In the mouth, the malt is very strong, oak-accented, very light sulfur from the background, which immediately follows the sweetness, which is increasingly fruit gummy precipitates. Sherry, of course, all very strong, but not intrusive.
    • Finish
      90 90
      In the finish, the sweetness is over again, the oak comes back, is a bit bitter.

      With a few drops of water, the malt is a little more fruity in the nose, the Platzpatronenduft disappears, oak and herbs remain. On the palate, the gloss diver is pleasing, the Fruchtgummisüße increases, the oak remains discreetly in the background; also the finish becomes "friendlier", sweeter, rounder. You can not do it, you do not have to.

  7. RL_whisky scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      88 88

  8. Jean Ginster scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      92 92
      I have added water, 55% is too strong for me.

      first sweet, then a bit sour. With a dash of banana, green banana. Great, I did not have that yet.
      Then comes the sherry, intense, with rum-raisins, but always slightly acidic. Dates, coffee, a floral herbal note. Like a sweet sour herbal schnapps.
      The alcohol is noticeable, but well integrated, he does not sting.
      Great nose, there is always something to discover, Very complex for his age.
    • Taste
      91 91
      Sweet start. Full-bodied. Round.
      Immediately an intense semi-dry sherry, with a subtle smoky touch. Whether it comes from the barrel?
      Dark chocolate with about 60% cocoa, espresso, rum raisins, dates, nut. Some banana. Brown sugar. Then the oak flavor, which is very pleasant, and tingles on the tongue.
      Slightly salty.
    • Finish
      90 90
      Medium to long. It remains a pleasant oak bitterness with dark chocolate in the mouth. Nut notes come from the throat. He is getting drier.

      The intense sherry character is preserved in the mouth for a very long time.

      An excellent smoker. I've found out that the Glen Dipper harmonizes well with Sherry.

  9. Sleinn nam Ffoh scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    The barrel was extremely active and created a wonderfully intense and tasty malt. PLV at 90 € is fully in order.
    • Nose
      Deep, dark sherry aromas, bittersweet, soy, rum, sweet raisins, beet compote, but also spicy and floral components, such as lavender and rose petals. Sometimes youthfulness with strong alcohol pressure.
    • Taste
      Intense firstfill character, soaked Rumtopffrüchte, dates, plums, sweet and full-bodied, spicy and slightly salty.
    • Finish
      Medium length, with fruit notes, sweetness, but also a pleasant oak bitterness. Slight dryness.

  10. Hvdree scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

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