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Glen Moray 1998 CA

Overall rating
85.90/100
votes
24
Whiskybase ID
WB127953
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Single Cask
Vintage
1998
Bottled
03.2019
Stated Age
20 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Hogshead
Number of bottles
234
Strength
52.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
23 Mar 2019 4:46 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 104.50

5 × in wishlist

24 × member ratings

40 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glen Moray 1998 CA

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.90 points

  1. Gotan scored this whisky 65 points Member Senior

    Alcohol too evident, it absolutely does not show the declared 20 years, it seems a much more immature whisky. Not even with dilution improves much.

  2. Vertebra scored this whisky 70 points Expert Senior

    no good

  3. stefsel111 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  4. ScotchGuyTO scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Did a bottle split of this with a good friend when ti came up in a sale recently. Notes are from a freshly cracked bottle; rested for a half hour.

    Water, just the smallest bit, really makes this malt sing. As this bottle opens I really look forward to more drams as it's quite good.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Wow, rich and sweet! Loads going on here on first nose and a little pepper-y bite too with the alcohol... but as it settles it really warms up quickly. Vanilla floral, perfume and chalk. Anise seeds or mint sprigs (can't make up my mind on that camphor note), cocoa with roasted nuts and a gob of honey.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Cask bite, a little on the astringent to start but opens very quickly. It's drying but syrupy with some citrus zest and woody black cardamom notes. Anise seed sharpness meets honey sweets and touches of that floral note again, but never too much. Balanced and sweet, cocoa powder tannic notes and some mineral-y stone fruit notes here too.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Long, surprisingly so, but a little oak heavy. Vanilla Vla and some more of that herbal anise/fennel note developing and a touch of clover honey in the background.

  5. Cask Is King did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Cadenhead's tasting notes:
    Nose: Lemon bonbons, cocoa powder, hazelnuts and golden syrup.
    Taste: Very syrupy with lime zest, persimmons, bergamot and a hint of liquorice.
    Finish: Long and syrupy with fennel, basil, lemon and growing runny honey finish.

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