Glengoyne 1997

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
English Merchants' Choice
Stated Age
13 years old
Europen Oak Sherry Hogshead
Number of bottles
54.6 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
10 Nov 2010 12:51 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 66.90

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39 × member ratings

22 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne 1997

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.00 points

  1. kimmosuo scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  2. lyndondd428 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    N: at first, it is not closed, it is sealed. Slowly, the wood emerges; overcome a first note a little rancid (type too mature grapes, and it is a euphemism), here is to open a world of voluptuousness. Chocolate, fruity, indeed: sachertorte. Then, many red fruits (a red fruit salad, with blackberry in the foreground); vanilla, cooked fruit (better, plum and cinnamon). With water, the profile does not change but opens a lot: the nose is almost a note of slight smoking; tamarind, orange jam, hazelnut chocolate.

    P: gentlemen, full sherry monster. Flavors of flavor, even if without water it is a little alcoholic. Legnosissimo. Spectacular red fruits (but overlaid by the wood, sometimes ... sometimes you want to check if there are any shavings in the dram); there is also a sense of 'stale', of certain dense sauces for meat. Beyond this, overall it is very sweet: cooked fruit, still, dried fruit. Water makes it even sweeter (plums and sugar, hazelnut), but towards the end it tends to appear a little.

    F: infinite. Dark chocolate with red fruits. Spicy wood, cinnamon.

    In spite of all the words we have spent, it is not a particularly complex whisky: it is all barreled, we cannot say we have recognized the "typical nuances of Glengoyne" (assuming that we can never distinguish them ...). It is striking that in just 13 years the barrel has given so much ... Probably, had it been in there longer, it would not have come to be bottled.


  3. indyjones scored this whisky 94 points Connoisseur

    My kind of a sherry monster, lots of sherries and prunes, nice
    oak, sweet and not to dry
    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      95 95
    • Finish
      93 93

  4. tomy63 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    too much sherry, quickly disgusting
    • Nose
      sherry, plum, wood, orange, vanilla
    • Taste
      epices, poivre, cafe, sherry
    • Finish
      long fruits and spices


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