- Single Malt
- Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
- Bottling serie
- Connoisseurs Choice
- Stated Age
- 20 years old
- 40.0 % Vol.
- 750 ml
- Brown label
- Bottled for
- Slim Cowell's Caledonian House, Hamburg
- Added on
- 10 Oct 2009 2:47 pm
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15 × member ratings
11 × in collection
Whisky Reviews for Dalwhinnie 1962 GM
6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.13 points
Starts slightly smoky;
vanilla, herbs, peach, pear, grass, barley;
slight feel of sea breeze;
maybe not too complex, but definitely an old style profile.
Unfortunately, I expected more depth, tried to sip another glass, still kind of flat, not improving much. I think water will kill it, I just didn't wanna risk adding some...
Some orange, the vanilla is still here and some green tea, slight oakiness.
Starts spicy, then gets really dry and bitter afterward.
Not enjoyable at all.
- My score for 84 is for the mini with no age statement. Not sure why G&M didn't add an age statement to some of these brown label minis when their full-sized counterparts have them.
- Again a sniffer whisky: the nose is good, the rest not so much.
Starts salt on black olives, and on wood smoke. This vanishes soon to leave a nice, but rather mainstream profile of beeswax, barley, vanilla, peach and a touch of mint.
Honeyed barley, vanilla, fruit (mainly orange juice) and just a hint of grass.
Long, quite astringent: grass, pepper, and only a little fruit.
- A nice G&M Brown label with a typical profile now extinct. Bottled in the 1980's.
Herbal notes of camphor and lavender. Cut grass. Some hay. Mustardy. Lots of mint. Resinous. Subtle smokiness at the background.
Quite thick and syrupy. Citrus fruit of lemon and lime. Sandalwood. Phenolic as well. Green olives. Pine.
Medium long. Dry and peaty. Spices of black pepper and nutmeg. Cloves. Becomes bitter at the end.