measly 62.8% vol. J. This is another one, the round ‘gold seal’ was stuck onto
the cap. Colour: amber. Nose: a little difficult because of the high power, but
one can feel that we’re more or less between both worlds, with some varnish and
chocolate from the wood as well as fresh fruits and nuts. Water is obligatory.
With water: perfect fruity profile, with apples, greengages, gooseberries and
just a little mint and olive oil. Mouth (neat): pah pah pah pah… This is strong!
Heavy citrus and a good spoonful of icing sugar, that’s the high alcohol. With
water: a dryness (cinnamon) but other than that, it’s the same kind of oily
fruitiness again, with apples, sunflower oil, white chocolate and then, maybe a
little too much cedar wood and white pepper. Finish: long, rather drying.
Cinnamon and tea tannins. Comments: once again, the finish was a notch too
drying and oaky but other than that, it was a perfect Glengoyne. Maybe third