Overall rating
Single Malt
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Authentic Collection
Spring 2019
Stated Age
28 years old
Bourbon Barrel
Number of bottles
46.5 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
11 Apr 2019 11:29 am by Zinni
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 172.00

4 × in wishlist

20 × member ratings

25 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glentauchers 1990 CA

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.18 points

  1. JFX scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    I would agree with other reviews calling this one a bit strange. Kinda all over the place. I quite like it, though!
    • Nose
      91 91
      Sweet fruits at first, with tinned pears and applesauce with a bit of cinnamon. Then there's some beeswax and lemon zest (yes!). Coconut as well.
      With a little more time I get some creamy/oily notes - sunflower oil and a little buttery. Does that make some sort of margerine?

      Later: some pineapple! Can we get a Piña Colada going?

      After ~20 minutes: now I can find the cumin in the nose, too. A bit of a strange Piña Colada, I guess.
    • Taste
      90 90
      Waxy with some apricots. Could have fooled me for a Clynelish here. Then a bit of pepper (white?) , with pine needles, rosemary and cumin as well.
    • Finish
      88 88
      A bit drying with some woody bitterness. The age does come through here and there. Rather long with a nice waxy mouthfeel.

  2. WhiskyFan2112 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Quite liking Glentauchers that have been appearing recently that I have tried. This one is no different.
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  3. Eneloop2009 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. detachedblue scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Sweet, decently aged, dry and herbal
    • Taste
      Bitter, complex, herbs, grapes, fresh apple
    • Finish
      Minty, very long, woody, beef stocks

  5. Allandale scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Old and strange.
    • Nose
      Orchard fruits, traditional cider, white pepper.
    • Taste
      Waxy, coconut, very creamy.
    • Finish
      Lime cordial and lemon. A middle long aftertaste.


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