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Glengoyne 1991 Claret Finish

Overall rating
87.83/100
votes
21
Whiskybase ID
WB2664
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask
Vintage
05.1991
Bottled
04.2006
Stated Age
14 years old
Casktype
Claret Finish
Casknumber
90475
Number of bottles
300
Strength
57.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
03 Jul 2008 6:09 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 269.00

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Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne 1991 Claret Finish

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.83 points

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 79 points Moderator

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      78 78

  2. dram-drinker scored this whisky 79 points Moderator

    Promising on the nose despite the slight sulphury note, a little bit disappointing on the palate and the finish
    • Nose
      Heavy sherry, leather boots, dried fruits, dark chocolate, hints of toffee
    • Taste
      Punchy, very old wood, leathery, cardboard, peppery, spices, dark fruits
    • Finish
      Medium long, warm, a tad bitter in the end

  3. KeesV scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

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

  4. Calmar scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    The dominance of red wine in all components, the basis is crushed, much sweetness, Glengoin left such an unconventional one, I do not even know who to recommend - to fans of a combination of red wine, syrup and whisky? In the rest, everything turned out well, a large enough fortress is perfectly inscribed in all the components, non-spirituous, a drink, well balanced.
    • Nose
      Wine notes with tart oak tones, cherry, cherry beer, nuts, baklava, churchchel, cake "Anthill", mahogany, dried apricots.
    • Taste
      Oak, soaked in red wine with the addition of a decent amount of sugar, ginger.
    • Finish
      Light ginger burning, wine tones, creamy biscuits, melted milk, light oak bitterness.

  5. ctu scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    A lovely sherry and finish! Incredible depth for this age! Excellent!
    • Nose
      Oak, cherry, caramel, coffee, raisins, cinnamon
    • Taste
      Oak, spices, raisins, cherries, chocolate
    • Finish
      Long, creamy, oaky with wine and blueberry

  6. Berrysaki scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      Nice warm but dry oaky nose. Dark cherries, dark chocolate, earthy, raisins.
    • Taste
      warm, oaky and mouth coating. christmas cake, raising, a hint of acetone. 
    • Finish
      Long oaky and winey finish. Very nice!

  7. Hvdree scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  8. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    blind tasting
    • Nose
      fudge, tea, orange, forest fruits,coffee - capucino, custard, raisins, earthy
    • Taste
      floral, orange, spices - mint, raisins and syrup
    • Finish
      fudge, creamy, meat, winey and raisins

  9. KayMeertens scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    If I had tasted this one blindly, I could have mistaken it for a PX sherry cask. 89.5 points I'd say ;-) Warmly recommended!
    • Nose
      Dark cherry, prune, mocha, raisin, blackberry, toffee, date and cinnamon. With water it starts giving the impression of an aged port.
    • Taste
      Dark cherry, prune, mocha, toffee, dark chocolate, fudge, raisin and liquorice.
    • Finish
      Dark chocolate, mocha, blackberry, cranberry, liquorice and a little whiff of eucalyptus.

  10. Feusi scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Sherry notes with intensive wood. The first sip makes clear impression, but is not for everyone. It`s really nice and even so poerfull. Sherry notes with spicy bitter but well intensive wood, wow, maybe a bomb, but not for everyday.

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