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Glengoyne Scottish Oak

Overall rating
84.91/100
votes
45
Whiskybase ID
WB2481
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Wood Finish - Batch A
Bottled
2002
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
Scottish Oak
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
A 2229
Barcode
5010852009583
Added on
20 Jun 2008 8:54 pm
Chillfiltered

Average value

€ 359.00

3 × in wishlist

45 × member ratings

122 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne Scottish Oak

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.91 points

  1. Gondwana scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      90 90

  2. bull10298 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Actually the re-introduction of a Scottish Oak Wood Finish, previously offered
    several years ago in cask strength format. Most wood used for whisky casks is
    either American White Oak or European Oak, so to find a distiller looking in his
    own back yard for timber is certainly interesting. Coopers will tell you that
    Scottish Oak is harder to work with than either of the more common alternatives,
    and Glengoyne is the only distillery to date that has used its native wood in
    this way. The Scottish Oak Wood Finish has a strong aroma - fresh cut wood,
    brittle toffee and vanilla. Bigger bodied and more complex than some ?standard?
    Glengoynes, nutty, with sweet oak notes. Very well balanced. The finish is long
    and dry; spicy, as the oak makes its presence felt, then tapering off as sweeter
    fudge notes linger. The makers use the word 'robust', and I wouldn?t quibble
    with that.

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

     

  3. croz scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    A nice Glengoyne, a bit thin though, lacks some punch.
    • Nose
      Honey, ginger and raisins
    • Taste
      Starting a bit feint then catches on with almond, raisins and some anise
    • Finish
      Medium long with pepper and honey

  4. Furtia scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      82 82

  5. Drochaid scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Scottish Oak Wood Finish

    A fifteen year old limited edition Single Malt Scotch Whisky finished in Scottish oak casks exclusively crafted for the Glengoyne distillery. This imparts a unique robustness without masking the subtle and complex nature of the spirit.

    ( Distillery Manager Glengoyne, www.glengoyne.com)

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