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Glengoyne 1992 Glenguin Shiraz

Overall rating
87.68/100
votes
42
Whiskybase ID
WB2415
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Special Edition
Vintage
1992
Bottled
2008
Stated Age
16 years old
Casktype
Glenguin Shiraz Cask
Number of bottles
3800
Strength
48.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Added on
14 Jun 2008 8:35 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 199.95

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42 × member ratings

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Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne 1992 Glenguin Shiraz

15 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.68 points

  1. OlivierSegers scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

  2. Cubey666 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
      toffee, blueberrie, red fruits, bit of red pepper, mini bit of smoke even?
    • Taste
      85 85
      quite a load of all kinds of red fruits, black pepper, mint, a bit of tannine.
    • Finish
      88 88
      chocolate, red forest fruits and berries, bit of dark coffee, deep wood tones, and just as with the nose a hint of smoke.

  3. thatcher2000 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85

  4. Whiskydufftown scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      83 83

  5. dram-drinker scored this whisky 73 points Moderator

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      76 76
    • Finish
      73 73

  6. dram-drinker scored this whisky 73 points Moderator

    Rather strange - if all Shiraz Casks were like this I would not buy any - the price of such a bottle is anyways totally inappropriate - no thanks!
    • Nose
      Sherry wood, spices, ginger, honeydew
    • Taste
      Oily, starch, some greenish things and vegetables, also hints of pork
    • Finish
      Medium short, warm, something brackish

  7. Berrysaki scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      Very light fruity winey nose on top of a light oaky whisky. I have the whisky in the glass for about 30 mins now but the nose stays rather closed.
    • Taste
      Wow...compared to the nose, the tastes immediately kicks in. Oak, vanilla, cherries, white grapes, some banana, mouthcoating, Really nice in balance with the alcohol.
    • Finish
      medium long to long finish where Oak en sweet white grapes stay in your mouth for a long time.

  8. bull10298 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    The latest release from Stirlingshire?s Glengoyne distillery is a 16-year-old
    single malt whisky which has been matured in casks previously filled with Shiraz
    wine from Australia?s Hunter Valley. The casks have been supplied by Lord Robin
    Tedder, third baron of Glenguin, who established his winery on the Glenguin
    Estate in 1988. Glenguin is the original name of Glengoyne distillery, and the
    first baron, Lord Arthur William Tedder, adopted the title after a distinguished
    Second World War career because his father had served as excise officer at the
    distillery from 1889 to 1893. To celebrate 100 years since the distillery?s name
    changed to its present form, and to commemorate the Tedder connection, 20 empty
    Glenguin Shiraz casks were filled with 16-year-old Glengoyne last autumn, and
    ten were finally selected for bottling. Lively fruit and spices on the nose,
    with background brittle toffee. Water emphasises fresh fruit and gives a hint of
    cocoa. Mouth-coating, with a palate of citrus fruit, spice, vanilla fudge and
    honey. The finish is medium to long, spicy, fruity and with a final echo of the
    cocoa found on the diluted nose 3,800 individually numbered bottles.

    http://www.whisky-pages.com/notes/distillery.php?id=goyne

     

  9. Hvdree scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

  10. Rustamich did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    A young whisky revamped by a wine finish. Balance is not here. Water brings out spices. But the malty profile is overwhelmed. I am not convinced.
    • Nose
      Immediate wine finish influence which the bright orange colour confirms. Floral and fruity. Green oak. Milk chocolate. Seems young.
    • Taste
      Sweet and smooth but with a grippy feel in the back.Cadbury raisin fruit bar.
    • Finish
      Shortwith a bitter edge

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