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Overall rating
84.36/100
votes
18
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Daily Dram (DD)
Bottling serie
The Nectar of the Daily Drams
Vintage
2006
Bottled
2019
Stated Age
12 years old
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
22 Jul 2019 1:20 pm by Giovanni
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 65,74

2 × in wishlist

18 × member ratings

38 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glen Elgin 2006 DD

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.36 points

  1. gunnie76 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Candy in a bottle!

  2. markjedi1 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Schone van Boskoop

    I recently hosted a tasting and instead of just handing out whisky, I was also handed a bag full of samples by one of the participant. Well, he’s invited to the next tasting for sure. One of those samples was this young Glen Elgin, recently bottled by The Nectar from Belgium. I was told this this was a refill sherry cask, but you would not be able to tell from the color, considering how pale it is.

    Typical sweet nose with lots of European fruit like peach, gooseberries, Schone van Boskoop (a lovely apple) and pears. There is also some dried grass and a dandelion. Spring in my glass.

    That continues nicely on the palate, albeit without the grassy notes. This is fruity and slowly evolves towards candy)like. Hard candy. Peach and apple up front, but pineapple cubes appear in the back.

    The finish is somewhat short, but silky soft.

    Lovely daily dram with a very friendly price tag. Thanks, Benny!

  3. schengel10 scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    An interesting whisky for a fair price.
    Probably completely matured in ex-Bourboncasks.
    [Color] honey;
    • Nose
      soft, fruity, green apples, pears, apricots, honey, vanilla;
    • Taste
      creamy on arrival, honey, vanilla, apples, pears, compote, malt, very pleasant;
    • Finish
      medium-length, creamy, soft finish; echoing for the first time oak;

  4. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    21 20 21 21 83

  5. huggy bear scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    On the nose: pear, green apple with sweet red apple, stone fruit and a bit of peach.
    On the palate: here we continue with apple keys and peach.
    Aftertaste: the apple turns into a velvety mouthfeel of peach / apricot and a hint of ginger with bread malt.

  6. Hvdree scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

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