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Glengoyne 1972

Overall rating
90.59/100
votes
62
Whiskybase ID
WB2669
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask
Vintage
09.1972
Bottled
10.2003
Stated Age
31 years old
Casknumber
2970
Number of bottles
510
Strength
56.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
03 Jul 2008 8:26 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 1659.00

17 × in wishlist

62 × member ratings

57 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne 1972

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.59 points

  1. dRambo scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  2. dram-drinker scored this whisky 90 points Moderator

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  3. dram-drinker scored this whisky 90 points Moderator

    Very classic Glengoyne - old school!
    • Nose
      Sherry wood, nutty, toasted bread, toffee, nutmeg, hints of citrus fruits, honeydew, rather typical Glengoyne profile, very good
    • Taste
      Punchy, very oily, creamy, spices, old sherry wood, dark chocolate, caramel, good sweetness - great
    • Finish
      Long, burning, zesty

  4. Eilean a' Cheo scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    one of the most satisfying whiskies that I have tried entering my top 5 so far

    94
    • Nose
      extremely aromatic and exotic,myrrh, prunes, raisins,entering a library full of old leather books,some undefined and nearly out of this world oriental herbs, ancient monastery's beeswax candles,mango chutney, bananas flambe,polished antique furniture, aromatic pu-erh tea cake
    • Taste
      extremely sweet and complex ,exotic fruit jams seasoned with oriental herbs and myrrh oil , ripe mangos, pink grapefruits, melons, tangerine skin, orange flavoured chocolate pie, fruity pu-erh tea,wax polished first class leather
    • Finish
      very long ,of huge complexity, and with wonderfull exotic fruits flavours giving layers and layers of extra complexity to an oriental sherry profile

  5. ovanpuyvelde scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  6. zormik scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

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

  7. Rozenbankje scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

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

  8. KayMeertens scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Great stuff, 91/92.

    I sold one bottle for 450 on Catawiki last month. This one is open for sampling.
    • Nose
      Apricot, galia melon, marzipan, grilled pineapple, caramel fudge, coconut, vanilla and mango.
    • Taste
      Apricot jam, leather, melon, cocoa, pineapple, coconut, mango and caramel.
    • Finish
      Apricot, pineapple, coconut, mango, caramel and chestnut.

  9. granella2003 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Leather, then vanilla sweetness and dried fruits, oak wood
    • Taste
      MouthfeelWarming, astringent Initial. Oak and walnuts with a peppery tail

  10. Feusi scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Sherry wood with complex fruity flavors. Remarkably mild and pleasant to drink. Honey and sweet sherry with hot spices complementing the very long finish. Wonderfull.

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