- Single Malt
- Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
- Bottling serie
- Connoisseurs Choice
- Stated Age
- 21 years old
- Refill Sherry Hogsheads
- 43.0 % Vol.
- 700 ml
- New Map Label
- Added on
- 22 Mar 2012 9:20 pm
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Whisky Reviews for Speyburn 1988 GM
3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.11 points
When opening the sample, came neat peach. I'm curious …
Shiny, bright gold hits it very well
Immediately is peach, oak and vanilla at the start. Very beautiful. Wax, cereals and honey. A slightly cooling mint hides behind the dense body. Grapes and the colleague has something liqueur-like. With some time in the glass, comes a subtle, sour fruit note and brings a pinch of pepper. The longer I smell it, I think more and more of cider.
Woody, slightly bitter onset. The spiciness is in the taste, more pronounced than in the nose. Creamy, honey-like mouthfeel. A varnish-like taste. As in lacquering, inhale through the mouth. The peach actually also in the taste. Just like sour apple. Toasted aromas and cereals come after.
Medium long and creamy. Some seasoning, sweet honey. In the finish, the roasted aromas are more effective. A little bitter walnut.
- Pity, but this is a
very medicore dram with a strange twist. Nevertheless thank you, Jan!
The nose is fresh,
mildly sour and sweet, very floral and a tad bitter. I am reminded of rotting
oranges, which usually is not an offnote for me, but does not seem to work in
this case. Apple? Nuts and some mint try to save the day, but I cannot say that
this nose is nice.
It is fairly creamy
on the palate. Again that sweet and sour. Apple and oranges, immediately
upholstered with a sweetness that tastes somewhat chemical. Kiwi? Apricots? Cherries,
for sure. Boy, this is hard work. Softly spiced with a touch of oak, without
The finish is rather