Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Number of bottles
57.9 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
29 aug 2008 3:09 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 45.00

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Whisky reviews for Glenburgie 1990 GM

2 users have left 2 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 86.07 points.

  1. recursiewhisky scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    A powerful sherry monster pur sang!

    This is big and bold and there is nothing subtle about this dram. For me the nose of this dram is very beautiful, seductive and intriguing. Th layers of aromas are very challenging and it’s difficult to analyze and divergence, but I really lake the challenge.

    For me the finish is a tad too bitter near the end. Water makes this even more bitter and wood centered.
    • Nose
      A rich, full, powerful and complex whisky with aromas of lush Oloroso sherry aromas, dried fruits (raisins, plums, figs, dates, apricots), damp cellar, pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, candied ginger, a faint hint of curry, sulfur, beeswax, berries (blackberries, blueberries), varnish, antique polish, dark honey, cedar wood, chili peppers, orange peel, slightly sour tobacco, molasses, plantain, armagnac, thick vanille, red apples and spicy oak.
    • Taste
      A powerful, spicy, sweet, rich and complex whisky with aromas of chili peppers, cracked black pepper, ginger, tannins, oak, lush fino sherry, dried fruits (sultanas, dates, plums, peach), backed pears, apple, licorice root, berries (blackberries, elderberries, blueberries), bitter orange marmalade, bitter chocolate (90%), sulfur, grapefruit zest, marmite, cognac, vanilla, beeswax, varnish, antique polish, tobacco, old books, earthy tones, wax, subtle mineral tones and big fat oak.
    • Finish
      A long, bitter and dry finish with aromas of tannins, grapefruit zest, orange peels, pure chocolate, dried fruits, wax, dark forest honey, mocha and bitter oak.

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  3. Sonett scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Glenburgie rarely dissapoints you. Also this one was a goodie!
    • Nose
      Sherried fruits, dates, figs, raisins. Not so dominant but they are there. A very smal hint of Wood and oak in the background
    • Taste
      Entrés sweet and soft, turning over to soft peppery spices, then over to raisins and sherry
    • Finish
      As above but with a light bitterness in the tail.


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