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Glenalba 23-year-old Cd

Overall rating
84.71/100
votes
9
Category
Blend
Bottler
Clydesdale (Cd)
Stated Age
23 years old
Casktype
Sherry Cask Finish
Number of bottles
4500
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Lidl Online
Market
de Germany
Added on
22 Oct 2018 8:29 pm by whisky313
Colored

Average value

€ 39,99

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Level Username
Member Senior Maltfreak

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86
Expert Senior Pollenflug
85
Expert Senior Sleinn nam Ffoh
84
Connoisseur dRambo
83
Expert Senior LDB
83
Member Senior ankempi2
82

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Whisky Reviews for Glenalba 23-year-old Cd

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.71 points

  1. Sleinn nam Ffoh scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Round pleasant blend with quite intense sherry flavors.
    • Nose
      85 85
      Dark fruit notes, polish and letherness, slightly sour, initially intense, later spicy and slightly chalky, decreasing intensity.
    • Taste
      84 84
      Round, mild, not necessarily waterlogged, but less intersiv, sweet sherry with dates, honey, orange peel and slight bitterness.
    • Finish
      84 84
      Medium-long, appropriate oak bitterness accompanied by subtle fig and date aromas, the grain parts are somewhat noticeable, therefore a bit dry, cool and minimal minty.

  2. Bullionstattsuppe scored this whisky 86 points Member Junior

    https://www.malthead.org/malthead/glenalba-23-tasting-lidl-die-zweite

  3. LDB scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Complacent, not really special, but without disturbing notes - just "OK"
    • Nose
      84 84
      Some sesame oil, pickled dried apricots, slight grainy notes in the form of a touch of fresh leather and furniture polish, but still very pleasant
    • Taste
      83 83
      Light and viscous in the mouth with minty notes and hints of ripe mirabelles
    • Finish
      82 82
      Short decrescendo, but especially the minty freshness remains

  4. dRambo scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    The nose is delicious but does not last long - on the palate it is also a bit too fleeting to me to win a bottle purchase. But he is not bad - he would not be designed for a CS drinker like me.
    • Nose
      84 84
      Clear "Refill" Sherrynase what I mean at this point quite positive - because it comes cultured and beautifully involved therefore. I feel it to be very tenderly sulphurous - it reminds me positively of the sherynase species of Deanston 20 Oloroso and Bunna Wy Viceroy Elixir - no does not smell the same way - but has only a similarly special sherynase with less intensity than the two singlemalts.
      Unfortunately, with more time, the delicious sulfur flavor disappears. It shows a very round cultivated Sherrynasen - sweet, fine red berry acid - reminiscent of passed raspberry, orange with orange peel, sweetened wood flour, lard baked pancakes, - I like the sherry scenery - even if it does not reach the density of a good Singlemalt , Grain I find here not in the nose
    • Taste
      83 83
      Light, soft, rather thin - delicate red fruitiness spreads, nuts, sweetness, some oak cargo - quite light body. If you chew it liqueur and delicate chocolate notes unfold - reminds me of diluted MonCherie. With more air while chewing some tree juice and old wood - very good drinkable - pleasing - supple without negatively noticeable but slightly warming alcohol. No flavor bomb but very good drinkable.
    • Finish
      83 83
      Slightly dry, nuts, raisins, delicate walnut shells bitterness, some wax, peeled branches, cough drops with sage, thyme, licorice and mint

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