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Glenkinchie 1991

Overall rating
80.39/100
votes
26
Whiskybase ID
WB3047
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Distillers Edition
Vintage
1991
Bottled
2005
Casktype
Amontillado Cask-Wood
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml 1000 ml
Bottle code
G/279-7-D
Barcode
5000281013473
Added on
15 Aug 2008 5:43 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 69.95

4 × in wishlist

26 × member ratings

59 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenkinchie 1991

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.39 points

  1. nallacam scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    The older character gives him a bit of a bonus, so fair 85 points.
    • Nose
      87 87
      Forest soil, umami, sherry, slightly musty, dust, cellar bottom, restrained fruit, maybe cherries, slight spiciness, almonds, marzipan, detergent, floral
    • Taste
      84 84
      sweet, creamy, woody, young, simple, pine, prickly, fresh, soap
    • Finish
      83 83
      medium, first strong, then very fruity mild

  2. ConvalRen scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      77 77

  3. kot1803 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      80 80

  4. kot1803 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      80 80

  5. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    20 21 20 20 81

    Mushrooms but tasteless, although you can drink

  6. toklian scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    N20 P21 F20 B20

  7. Hans-Ludwig scored this whisky 82 points Moderator

    Straw yellow is this whisky! The aroma is restrained. Here is a clear Sherrynote, lots of sweetness and fresh citrus fruits. The taste is more expressive than the nose. Again a lot of sweetness. There are apricots and again citrus fruits, but also grapes and almonds in the background. A peppery pungency is a pleasant companion all the time. The aftertaste is long and warm and leaves behind a hint of plum wine.
    A light, tasty whisky. Extremely round and harmonious.

  8. mmaclean scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

     Matured in amontillado casks. Pleasantly fresh, briny, and yeasty, which
    works nicely with the atypical toffee and nutty notes. Glenkinchie’s
    dry, grassy character emerges occasionally, as does some delicate
    background spice and a hint of lime. Pretty hefty stuff for Lowland
    malt.

  9. Feusi scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Rich and complex in the nose, with honey, vanilla and sherry. Fullbodied and warming on the palate, with dried fruits and slightly smoky notes. A really long finish, warm and nice, with toffee and nuts.

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