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Glenkinchie 2006

Overall rating
82.31/100
votes
29
Whiskybase ID
WB118700
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Distillers Edition
Vintage
2006
Bottled
2018
Calculated age
12 years old
Casktype
Amontillado Sherry Cask Finish
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5000281052885
Added on
10 Oct 2018 4:38 pm by danilo
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 57.56

5 × in wishlist

29 × member ratings

61 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenkinchie 2006

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.31 points

  1. katarn_rb scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  2. Highlander65 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      The nose feels good ripe fruit, perhaps pear, floral (rose), fresh cereal and a note of tea. Very original and pleasant.
    • Taste
      In the mouth it is light, a little spicy and sweet. The taste has something familiar that takes me back many years to the time of elementary school. I have to think about it a lot but finally I have the enlightenment: cocoina, the glue in the cylindrical jar that was used at school!
    • Finish
      The finish is delicate and creamy, with the cocoina still in the background. Very original, I really liked it!

  3. thijs100 scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    A rather good showing from Glenkinchie, although I could do with something a little less dry and spicy.
    • Nose
      Fairly shy. Rum raisins and peanut skins, accompanied by a sweet floral influence. There's just a slight farmy touch as well, giving it some depth. I also get subtle stone fruits.
    • Taste
      Rather malty, dry and spicy (cloves, ginger), with a touch of toasted oak. There's a whiff of tobacco too, and roasted peanuts. Slightly sour and herbacious, with just a hint of cherry syrup.
    • Finish
      Lingering spices. Medium in length.

  4. Beaty-Tang scored this whisky 82 points Member Senior

    Almost youthful fresh - the first thought was more towards fruity raw brandy. You only notice the barrel finish in taste and finish. On the nose there is a lot of crisp, fresh fruit with a slight penchant for tropical fruits (e.g. peach). In addition, sweet and floral.
    Well done overall, but an easy drinking whisky and nothing that spontaneously inspires me. Pleasant but interchangeable. However, I could imagine that beginners in the field of single malt whisky have very good access here. The price is around 50 € a little too high for my taste. There are better on cheaper / similar terms.

  5. Issie did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Apple, cherry, cereals, honey, a few strawberries, in the background a few herbs / grasses
    • Taste
      Honey, green apple, some very mild pepper, apple peel

  6. Sleinn nam Ffoh scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      84 84

  7. MadScientist scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      87 87

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