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Overall rating
86.22/100
votes
23
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Hidden Spirits (HiSp)
Bottling serie
Highproof
Vintage
2009
Bottled
10.01.2020
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Refill Sherry Cask
Casknumber
GO0920
Number of bottles
270
Strength
53.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
20/010
Added on
28 Jan 2020 2:43 pm by whiskynews.it
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 94.06

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23 × member ratings

32 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glen Ord 2009 HiSp

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.22 points

  1. ezioaudit scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      83 83

  2. Kumachan scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    French first English below.

    Glen Ord 10 years Hidden Spirit 2009-2010 20, 53.3%, cask: GO0920

    ● The dress.
    Yellow gold, small trains of fine and slow drops.

    ● The nose, the first encounter with rice vinegar, sweet and sour sauce and orgeat syrup, go ahead, let it breathe.
    The shallot vinaigrette.
    A hint of tender caramel is making its way.
    After a long dance, the nose finally opens with lemon juice, butter cake dough and almond.
    Beeswax, royal jelly.
    Time passes and the lemon takes up more and more space, becomes candied, recalling the lemon carton.
    A little bit of coconut powder.
    At the bottom of the hold, metal and rock, a dusty wood.

    ● In the mouth.
    It is a voluminous and fatty whisky with a nice roundness, light woody side, a fine and tender caramel, the rise of lemon recalling that of the nose, the berlingot.
    Apple cider.
    A light pineapple then the wax and the flowers before heading definitively towards minerality, metal, fresh water.

    ● the finish is rather short, going on wax with candied lemon and wood.
    Long persistence on minerality, rock and tannins.

    A rather surprising whisky with a particularly atypical, but rich nose.
    We like it or not, a rather fine mouth, all round and fragrant.
    It takes time.
    I like it.

    If you had to give it a subjective rating, you'd be an 85.

  3. detachedblue scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Very winey, sour oak, new furniture, new make, sour pear, very dry, a little boring.
    • Taste
      Quite sulphury, big and full body, very oaky and drying
    • Finish
      Long, bitter, drying, oaky, espresso.

  4. OJK scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Very malty liquorice and leather on the nose, mixed with honey and lemon and an oily buttery palate. A bit of eucalyptus and mild peppery peat on the finish.
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  5. dramidaris scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      87 87

  6. tommy12 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    oily drops on the glass wall. Scent: butter, no smoke, sweetness. Flavor (slightly diluted): intense, very light smoke at the beginning (pleasant), long finish, voluminous, honey, sweetness.

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