Overall rating
89.79/100
votes
55
Whiskybase ID
WB14008
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Licensed Bottling
Vintage
1965
Bottled
2008
Stated Age
42 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
JH/JF
Barcode
5020613363526
Added on
26 feb 2010 1:03 am

Average value

€ 998.00

9 × in wishlist

55 × member ratings

43 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Glen Grant 1965 GM

7 users have left 7 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 89.79 points.

  1. sagara-kun scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Glen grant very clear, we are clearly not on a first-fill sherry.
    Very easy to drink, especially 40%. We are from beginning to end on the delicacy.
    A superb daily dram.
    • Nose
      Very delicate. Nice presence for 40%. Like what the years serve.
      Light dust, white fruit (apple, pear skin), pepper, wax, pineapple and white peach with syrup.
      Slightly mineral, citrus, old book.
    • Taste
      In the mouth we remain on the delicacy but the whisky does not collapse.
      Citrus (lemon, mandarin), white flower, green apple, pear, pineapple.
      Pepper is always present as well as the thin layer of dust.
    • Finish
      Sweet finish on fruits (apple, peach, pineapple) and pepper.

  2. Create a free Whiskybase account to read all 7 reviews for this whisky
    Create free account
  3. LiquidThoughts scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Nice balance with good power behind it, especially the juicy oak and malt between the intense fruit is fun.
    • Nose
      Mirabelle plum, green and red apple, ginger, noticeable toffee, salted caramel, right % in the nose, honey, fennel
    • Taste
      Quince, ginger, mirabelle plum, apples, honey, chamomile tea, nettle, camphor, nice blend of herbs, cereals, nice malt and well-integrated oak
    • Finish
      Oak but juicy and round, not bitter, malt, plum and green apple, citrus peel, sage, milk chocolate, long

  4. jujutoulouse scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    Nose on tangerine, orange, some curry, and a dusty aspect. In the mouth, it is very round, with precious wood, citrus fruits, a little honey. The complexity of the nose is superb but we remain a little over our hunger in the mouth

  5. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    varnish, honey, orchard fruits, white pepper, toffee, quite drinkable

  6. penumbra scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    It is very different from Longmorn and Strathisla. By making myself very similar to Grankunchi and Taishilong to open the skill points of the super long Shirley barrel Chen, but the question is, why do n’t I use less money? Do you want to drink Shirley barrels of lower ages, to serve the old princes from the Cognac?
    • Nose
      This is the first time I drank the Grand Crown, and the comparison with OB products is impossible to talk about, but there is a kind of old-fashioned Shirley that is a family. The flavor does not feel the weakness of the 40% alcohol level at all. It is the sweet-scented osmanthus cake made by the honey osmanthus in the mid-autumn festival. It is the icing filled in the cake shop. Although it is old, there must be some vague wooden spices, but compared to the 40+ old age, it can make people like Chen Zhan, Xiao Xiao Su Su, hearty and clean, combined with the color of the liquor, three times and The above refilling of Shirley barrels is probably not enough to run. Under the cover of honey and old book covers, it is still possible to distinguish very pleasing orange peels, pineapples and some powdery and greasy flowers.
    • Taste
      Sweet and sour, just like VSOP, what's important about the body? It's done with good drinks, citrus, grapes, fruit baskets. The only flaw is that there is a small amount of sharp woody spice or pepper mixed in it, which is not heavy. It is acceptable for any other whisky, and it can even be called the selling point of Talisker, but you Fatty house happy water come up with this thing is more people make fun.

      Weak, thin oil, sweeter, sour taste, no astringency, no bitter base.
    • Finish
      For a long time, honey, sweetness and bitterness, and fruit are mixed with water one to twenty.

  7. Hvdree scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      90 90

  8. Bachess scored this whisky 90 points Administrator

    Thanks to Basbear for the sample !!

Tastingtags

Add tasting tags by clicking the flavours you recognized in this whisky.

Whiskybase

Whiskybase is founded in 2007 with the goal to create the biggest resource of whisky information in the world. A community driven website built by and for whisky enthusiasts.  




Whiskybase B.V. 
Zwaanshals 530 
3035 KS Rotterdam 
The Netherlands 

KVK: 60207205
VAT: NL853809112B01

Copyright © 2022


Forgot your password?

Login