Glengoyne 15-year-old

Overall rating
81.38/100
votes
19
Whiskybase ID
WB130103
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
21.06.2018
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
Bourbon & 1st Fill Sherry Casks
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L 21 06 18
Barcode
5010852026658
Added on
22 apr 2019 9:02 am by bigballou62
Uncolored

Average value

€ 61.56

2 × in wishlist

19 × member ratings

64 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Glengoyne 15-year-old

8 users have left 8 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 81.38 points.

  1. marmeladow scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Very well aged 15 year old whisky. Can keep up very well with Glenfarclas 15yo, with me one or the other was one step ahead. More complex and diverse-interesting than Cardhu and Glenfiddich 15yo, for example. More angular, if not significantly better than Dalwhinnie 15yo.
    • Nose
      90 90
      Very complex nose, sweet with notes of sherry and toffee, also tropical fruit, lemon and malt. The longer - the dearer, really impressive nosing, especially as over time sherry and oak barrel notes become more evident.
    • Taste
      88 88
      Oak fruits pear spices malt nuts sherry sweet vanilla
      Mouthfeel very pleasant, oily-velvety-creamy-tasty.
      Here you can always trace many aspects if you take your time and taste several times.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Medium. Subtle spicy sharpness. Clearer, somewhat astringent oak notes, without this being able to mask the sweetness and the sherry content

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  3. Globomanni scored this whisky 68 points Member Senior

    Caramel and grapes, smells better than it tastes

  4. Merl scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      82 82

  5. Malty1797 scored this whisky 71 points Expert Junior

    I was somehow a bit disappointed with this one, it was too oaky-bubbly on the tounge for me, felt way younger than 15 years and i never really got to fully enjoy it as i got to the bottom of the bottle. I won't need it again.
    • Nose
      71 71
    • Taste
      70 70
    • Finish
      71 71

  6. Glensiddich scored this whisky 83 points Expert Junior

    I had heard great things of this 15 year old, but I prefer the sweeter 10 and 12 year old. Nice enough and still a good whisky.
    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      82 82

  7. SimondeVette scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Very good highland whisky. Good to drink, better to sip
    • Nose
      A bit grain, citrus, caramel, green apple
    • Taste
      Oak, banana, roasted almond, a bit sweeter than caramel: it reminds me of cotton candy
    • Finish
      Medium length, caramel, nutty, a bit bitter from the oak. The dram improves when you let it roll in your mouth, especially the nuttiness

  8. sarthur71 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  9. sambaman scored this whisky 79 points Member Senior

    Recently had a small bottle of this which I would have rated 85. Seems to be a lot of batch variation. Even so, my marks seem to be quite generous when compared!

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