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Overall rating
84.50/100
votes
8
Whiskybase ID
WB164366
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Douglas Laing (DL)
Bottling serie
Old Particular
Vintage
05.2007
Bottled
03.2020
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Refill Sherry Butt
Casknumber
DL 13954
Number of bottles
531
Strength
48.4 % Vol.
Size
500 ml
Added on
25 Aug 2020 7:59 pm by glasskeeper
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 53.38

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8 × member ratings

13 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne 2007 DL

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.50 points

  1. Reed scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    A pale (almost transparent), young Glengoyne from a refill sherry butt, far removed from today's dark hype bottlings: what can you expect?
    A lot! Here you actually get a great down-to-earth malt, which combines the distillery character but also (despite the pale color) wood aromas into a beautiful malt. But you shouldn't be fooled by the Refill Sherry Butt: Here you only get the wood aromas, there is nothing left of the sherry notes.

    PS: But Douglas, where are my missing 20 cl? 500 mL bottles are unfamiliar to me.
    • Nose
      85 85
      Sweet with vanilla, malt and oak. After a longer smell, sour-fruity notes of light fruits (apple) are added.
    • Taste
      88 88
      Immediately full and intense sweetness, pastries and malty notes (sweet yeast dough). Surprisingly full body for a 12 year old whisky. As in the aroma, fruity notes towards ripe, light fruits are added after a short time.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Long and sweet finish, notes of ripe apricots and apricots. Great!

  2. LeChiffre scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      82 82

  3. bakerman scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. wirth.daniel scored this whisky 77 points Member Junior

    • Nose
      Golden syrup on warm, buttery pancakes, plus zesty citrus. Vanilla and some fresh apples. Hints of honey and barley
    • Taste
      creamy with vanilla, toast, marmalade and some caramall.
    • Finish
      long and dry, some orange zest with a hint of spice and creamy porridge/malty

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