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Gold Cock 20-year-old

Overall rating
86.48/100
votes
23
Whiskybase ID
WB139246
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2019
Stated Age
20 years old
Strength
49.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
8595198854624
Added on
23 Sep 2019 2:17 pm by Nidan
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 75.00

3 × in wishlist

23 × member ratings

76 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Gold Cock 20-year-old

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.48 points

  1. Pyromann scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    In the smell super, the taste is unfortunately too pronounced wood, that in my eyes shrinks the whole impression. But otherwise still good whisky.
    • Nose
      Plums, very dense and sweet. Okay.
    • Taste
      A lot of woody - after the plum sweetness in the smell a little surprises me. Density is almost no here, woodiness is already quite strong for my taste, that would influence fresh barrels?
    • Finish
      In the finish, it goes again from wood to plums and generally to sweet.

  2. MTomas scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Another Czech whisky that I'm pleasantly surprised. It is necessary to give her time in the glass to "oxygenate" ... I gave her 1 hour.
    The alcohol is completely unnoticeable, quite sweet, fruity with beautifully blended chocolate elements, cherries and wood shavings that give an amazing aftertaste.
    I even shyly add water, because I was afraid to spoil the whole effect.
    • Nose
      86 86
      clear, sweet, varnished parquet, milk chocolate, ripe cherries, cherries in chocolate
    • Taste
      88 88
      sweet, honey, beeswax, cherries in chocolate again, candied orange peel,
    • Finish
      88 88
      medium long, quite sweet, pleasant, slightly acidic end with a hint of plum, ripe cherry and pencil aromas

  3. MarkHmota scored this whisky 90 points Member Junior

    Very good whisky for 1500 CZK. Probably the best Gold Cock I've ever tasted.
    Nose:
    Sweet, plum, plum jam.
    Taste:
    Again plum sweetness, wood.
    Finish:
    Medium, sweet, delicate.

  4. MaxHill did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Additional info: A new edition of twenty-year-old Czech whisky Gold Cock in strength 49,2%, while the percentage of abv corresponds to the latitude that intersects the HQ of RUDOLF JELÍNEK. When stocks of malt whisky were moved from Dolany to Vizovice, the year 1999 was evaluated as generally weaker. After a thorough analysis of the situation, it turned out that most of the time this vintage matured in Dolany in old, exhausted casks. Therefore, it was filled into completely new, heavily charred casks with a volume of about 290 liters, from Bařina cooperage, and matured in those.

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