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Overall rating
90.65/100
votes
59
Whiskybase ID
WB15553
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Whisky Agency (TWA)
Bottling serie
The Perfect Dram
Vintage
1972
Bottled
2010
Stated Age
37 years old
Casktype
Refill Sherry Wood
Number of bottles
289
Strength
63.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
26 Apr 2010 4:30 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 580.00

33 × in wishlist

59 × member ratings

40 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne 1972 TWA

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.65 points

  1. Remko did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Quote Whiskyfun.com - November 13, 2014

    Glengoyne 37 yo 1972/2010 (63.5%, The Perfect Dram, refill sherry, 289 bottles)  No typo and no misprint wrt the strength. Some refill sherry cask! Colour: gold. Nose: oh I remember these batches. Magnificently beehivy, full of honey, mead, nectar, beeswax and pinewood. Then we have old Sauternes, fresh mint, benzoin and a whole basket of various very-ripe-but-not-rotten fruits. And fresh almonds. Astounding. With water: the most fantastic old cough syrup plus some kind of high-end cellar-aged mead. Mouth (neat): sing, guitars! Exceptional notes of litchis, bananas, honey, guavas and almonds. Even the strength is not too, err, strong. With water: maybe a notch less well-defined, but it's still super great. the sherry influence is minimal. Finish: rather long, with an unexpected salty touch. Salted tarte tasting and salmon sushis. Really. Comments: I’m afraid I’ve been a little too fast this time. Apologies. Anyway, 2010 may have been the year when you could still buy some old glories such as this one for a relatively good price. Isn't that what we could call 'the good not-so-old times?' SGP:641 - 92 points.

  2. WhiskyFan2112 scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Had the opportunity to have this Glengoyne at Gathering in 2017. Very enjoyable with nice lingering finish.
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      92 92

  3. dram-drinker scored this whisky 93 points Moderator

    Complex, balanced, fruity - fantastic!
    • Nose
      93 93
      Peach, vanilla, mango, pineapple, spices, cloves, white pepper, fine oak wood, ripe banana, whiffs of solvent - great!
    • Taste
      94 94
      Very creamy, mellow, good sweetnees, fruity, good oak wood, spicy, peppery, ginger, salty - excellent!
    • Finish
      92 92
      Long, warm, fruity, zesty, little more woody but not drying

  4. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    Honey and fruit compote on the nose then a tropical fruit salad on the palate, stunning

  5. GIORGOS scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

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

  6. P.A.O.K.you_are scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

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

  7. Derekyu928 scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Fragrance: Clear and sweet strawberry jam, plump starch syrup, heavy fruity, berry type like blueberry Taste: Round sweetness with a clear image of strawberry jam, but not delicious, lingering comfort. Fine bitterness? Overall rating: No liability on the label. It is truly a strawberry jam. I was surprised at the top note. At the moment I felt the fragrance, "strawberry jam and starch syrup" was recalled. After all, the perfect drum is amazing. http://www.whiskylink.com/?p=4280

  8. Whisky_Fan scored this whisky 95 points Member Senior

    You can play with water if yo want. If you do so you´ll become an intense aroma push but a little bit gentler than without water. For me this Glengoyne is a sensation! I´ve never had such a punchy, strong whisky and never the alcohol is better integrated than here! I´m glad to be able to enjoy this malt still long and intensely!
    • Nose
      Wow as the labe tell me, this one is a strawberry jam dram! It is quite simple. But I´m a really and true fan of this bottling because it is very powerful 63,5%! Despite the high alcohol content you have clear notes of strawberry´s, wood aromas, a intensive sweetness, a little bit malty.
    • Taste
      This malt is very powerful yes but very good to drink because the alcohol is very very well integrated. Strawberry´s again, wood notes, a little bit malty, an intense sweetness, oily body
    • Finish
      Powerful start, and a very long finish. Strawberry´s, wood, inense sweetness and malty. Not the most complex malt I had but one of the most intense whisky´s I´ve ever had!

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