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Glengoyne 1989 Charlie's Choice

Overall rating
87.71/100
votes
17
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Vintage
06.07.1989
Bottled
08.2006
Stated Age
17 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Oloroso Sherry Hogshead
Casknumber
1231
Number of bottles
279
Strength
56.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
11 Dec 2007 7:55 pm
Cask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 155.00

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Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne 1989 Charlie's Choice

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.71 points

  1. MaltNerd scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    This is the typical voice of the strong impact of the sherry cask and I think this is a edition directed at sweet and sticky whisky maniacs.
    • Nose
      Strong sherry aromas in the foreground. Fresh walnut peel, roasted nuts and chocolate. Carbonated cola, dried dates, cherries in alcohol and sour currant jam. Behind we have something dirty: traces of acetone (nail polish remover), rubber and olive oil. Biting spices (cinnamon), dry heather and something strangely sweaty.
    • Taste
      very sweet and chocolate. Burnt brown sugar, dark ripe cherries, boiled apples, cocoa and figs. The aroma of a leather seat and some carbon. Tincture character. Heavy impact of the sherry cask.
    • Finish
      warming, spices, thick coffee and dark chocolate, oak, chillies. Long, with a coffee and chocolate finish.

  2. P.A.O.K.you_are scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  3. blackjacob scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

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

  4. markkerr02 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Test 068: Fat's Impact on Whisky with Roger Melander - 070317 The Whisky Tried: Glass 1 Glenlivet Nadurra 16Y OB 0 points Glass 2 Mortlach 17Y Fino Sherry Signatory 1988 58% Signatory 2 points Glass 3 Edradour Pedro Ximenes Finish 1984 22Y 48.2% OB 2 points Glass 4 Balvenie Room Wood Finish 14Y 47.1% OB 16 points Glass 5 Bruichladdich 20Y Madeira Malmsey 46% OB 11 points Glass 6 Glengoyne Charlie's Choice First Fill Oloroso 56% 17Y OB 11 points Testimonials Per Eriksson Glengoyne Charlie's Choice First Fill Oloroso 56% 17Y OB Color: Dark amber Scent: Sherry, rubber, dark chocolate Taste: Spicy, dusty, rubber, nuts Aftertaste: Typical oloroso Points: 82 Testimonials Bernt Sjödin Glengoyne Charlie's Choice 17Y / 1989 - 56% Color: Amber Scent: Large, fig, burned rubber / sulfur tone, nuts, chocolate Taste: Filled, nutty, burned rubber, dried fruit, chocolate Aftertaste: Long with nutty chocolate tones Score: 88 http://smad.se/provningar/Provning%2068%20Fatets%20p%C3%A5verkan%20p%C3%A5%20whiskyn%20med%20Roger%20Melander.html

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