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Glenglassaugh 1972

Overall rating
93.80/100
votes
201
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
for Andrea Caminneci
Vintage
05.1972
Bottled
2010
Stated Age
38 years old
Casktype
Refill Hogshead
Casknumber
2891
Number of bottles
303
Strength
59.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
01 Dec 2010 5:44 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 730.23

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Whisky Reviews for Glenglassaugh 1972

22 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 93.80 points

  1. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 95 points Connoisseur

    One of only 6 whiskys to which I have given this score so far, dream stuff, intense and full, perfectly balanced, overall sweet with the Falernum sweetness.
    • Nose
      Falernum is based on ingenious rum! Almonds, lime peel, clove, camphor, anise, with toffee, coconut flakes, walnut, hazelnut, cumin, plum, mandarin, pear, custard, banana jellies, almost perverse
    • Taste
      Pure banana puree, papaya, star fruit, almonds, pistachios, camphor, eucalyptus, pear puree, baked apple, clove, anise, allspice, toffee, tropical honey, falernum, orgeat, cumin, white truffle, milk rice, butter and milk
    • Finish
      Sweet malt is added, almonds, lemongrass, ginger, clove, apricot and banana chips, very long

  2. Barbone scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      95 95
    • Taste
      94 94
    • Finish
      93 93

  3. Mannix65 scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      94 94
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      92 92

  4. checkpointuk scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    http://www.weinkenner.de/2015/1972er-glenglassaugh-for-andrea-caminneci-cask-2891-36318/ Color: pale gold
    Nose: Very round and fruity aromas of sweet apricots, bananas, yellow mirabelles and creamy honey. In addition, slightly bland notes of wet sawdust, furniture polish and some oak - but very pleasant.
    Taste: Powerful and ultra-fruity! A salty fruit bomb with complementary notes of marzipan, nougat and toffee as well as malt-coated herbs. Finish with more paprika, spicy chili chocolate and notes of mint, eucalyptus and vanilla. What a brilliant variety!
    Finish: Infinitely long with a whole truckload of vanilla and fresh mint on the finish. With lessening freshness, the fruity-sweet notes come fully back to the fore. Underlaid with a dry, smoky undertone (coal, ash), almonds and honey-sweet fruit until it dries.
    93 points (nose: 92 / taste: 94 / finish: 92)

  5. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    Very fruity mainly tropical and banana, herbs, great

  6. Relling scored this whisky 95 points Member Senior

    Great tasty whisky.
    • Nose
      Citrus fruits, spicy rum, cumin, toffee, dark chocolate, orange peel.
    • Taste
      Plums, pineapple, mango, apricots, chocolate, espresso, cinnamon, spices, some oak.
    • Finish
      Long, spicy with nutmeg and sherry

  7. old-smokey scored this whisky 95 points Expert Junior

    Incredibly good, a dream for the nose and the palate

  8. Kalleholzbein scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

    Well... just very close to a perfect Whisky. Amongst my Top Five of all time so far.
    • Nose
      95 95
    • Taste
      96 96
    • Finish
      96 96

  9. indyjones scored this whisky 97 points Connoisseur

    The Perfect dram, wonderfull nose absolut perfektion, tropical fruits, goes on for ever, nice sweetness, aftertaste never ending

  10. Povl77 scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    Amazing nose, wunderful taste, just an awesome dram, slántie

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