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Glengoyne 1997 Sherry

Overall rating
88.38/100
votes
28
Whiskybase ID
WB12768
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask
Vintage
17.06.1997
Bottled
09.2008
Stated Age
11 years old
Casktype
Sherry Oak
Casknumber
2692
Number of bottles
301
Strength
56.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
29 Dec 2009 1:30 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 99.99

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Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne 1997 Sherry

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.38 points

  1. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Blind tasting.
    • Nose
      Dark sherry with some nuts, chocolate, orange and almond paste. Soy sauce, dates, leather, chipolata/christmas cake and demerara rum.
    • Taste
      Drawned in sherry, chocolate, leather, orange, pepper and forest fruits - blackberries.
    • Finish
      Medium drying with syrup, some liquorice - zoethout, coffee and dates

  2. KayMeertens scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Extremely dark and treacly. Dark cherry, mocha, dark chocolate, date, raisin and dried apricot.
    • Taste
      Raisin, toffee, mocha, cherry and apricot. With water some hazelnut.
    • Finish
      Dark chocolate, toffee, cherry, mocha and apricot.

  3. rb854 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Color: Dark mahogany (almost cola) Nose: Warm, sweet, sherry (with capital letters), raisins, chocolate, caramel Taste: dry, syrupy, clear sherry tones, spicy, dark chocolate, despite a 56% drinkable drink Finish: long, bitter (as after a cup of coffee) dry, oak, hint of mint / eucalyptus
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. boborban scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    sergeColour: mahogany. Nose: sherry galore this time, with some heavy yet beautiful
    notes of raisins, old Armagnac, prunes, milk chocolate and a rather obvious
    oakiness (pencil shavings). Gets even more chocolaty after a few minutes. With
    water: more pencil shavings but also more dried mushrooms (boletus), balsamic
    vinegar and walnut liqueur. A wonderful nose in my opinion. Even a little
    Japanese oyster sauce. Mouth (neat): not as thick as expected, rather fruitful
    and lively, with a heavy sherry influence but no ‘fatness’. Tons of
    liqueur-filled chocolate, white Port, raspberry liqueur and orange squash. With
    water: superb, all on chestnut purée and walnut liqueur, with just touches of
    pine resin. Finish: long, more resinous. Cough syrup and cherry liqueur.
    Comments: another ultra-clean young Glengoyne, but a heavily sherried one this
    time. Marvellous dram despite these notes of pencil shavings (no, I had no
    problems at school).

     

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