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Overall rating
85.31/100
votes
15
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Scott's Selection (Sc)
Vintage
1980
Bottled
2004
Stated Age
24 years old
Strength
43.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
30 Jul 2009 11:36 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 143,36

2 × in wishlist

15 × member ratings

13 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glen Elgin 1980 Sc

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.31 points

  1. dRambo scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    exciting, delicious, complex - unusual
    • Nose
      89 89
      Citrus, citrus zests, orange, date, unripe peaches, toasted oak, litter cake, laurel, cut flowers, wax, leather
    • Taste
      87 87
      spicy with very light smoke, floral - lilac, roses, dry, green wood, foliage, subtle sweetness, nuts, dry oak, tobacco, leather, wood flour
    • Finish
      87 87
      Black tea, pepper, dry old wood dust, camillan, medium long

  2. Hector_Savage scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    Overall, very harmonious.
    If it is indeed a refill Sherry Cask, then this was previously occupied for quite a long time, it come through strong Bourbon Bar flavors
    • Nose
      88 88
      very intense citrus notes, vanilla, apples, pears but also stone fruits such as nectarines and apricots, coconut and mango I also have, very fruity, flower meadow
    • Taste
      87 87
      Orange, speculaas, again stone fruit, cinnamon and other spices, some oak, very balanced and creamy
    • Finish
      85 85
      relatively short, slightly dry, acid, light chocolate

  3. KayMeertens scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Blind tasting of a sample.
    The nose is the best part about this one, deserves at least an 88.
    Must have been a refill sherry cask.
    • Nose
      Apricot, cranberry, bramble, vanilla, leather, pine tree, incense and even a slight floral touch.
    • Taste
      Cranberry, bramble, blackberry, orange, apricot, almond, liquorice, vanilla and spice.
    • Finish
      Bramble, orange, oak, liquorice, almond, smoke and a whiff of rubber.

  4. Furtia scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      76 76

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