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Overall rating
90.26/100
votes
33
Whiskybase ID
WB33748
Category
Blended Malt
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Remember Series - Tercentenary 1678-1978
Bottled
1978
Stated Age
21 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
757 ml
Label
Screw Cap
Added on
27 Jun 2012 10:31 am

Average value

€ 892.18

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33 × member ratings

34 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Highland Fusilier 21-year-old GM

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.26 points

  1. Calmar scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Quite smooth and well-made whiskey, the most fully successful aroma, austere, balanced, noble, taste / finish is simpler, lacks density and pressure, although they add quite a lot in development, with a leisurely tasting it is quite a worthy product.
    • Nose
      Restrained, dry, first nose - light mineral and industrial notes; a lot of wood - dry boards, a bathhouse, spicy varieties of wood; varnish, resin shades, oily tones, popcorn, grain, rye bread, tobacco.
    • Taste
      Soft, slightly watery, spicy oak, varnish, bread tones, crackers, tobacco, ginger, oily shades, a little sweet-creamy notes, grapefruit rind.
    • Finish
      Light, refreshing, oak, varnish, tobacco, popcorn, rye bread.

  2. vlad78 scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    The second time I try this whisky and it is very interesting to compare the sensations. Like two years ago, it makes a great impression.
    • Nose
      Warm, sweet, dark aroma of raisins and prunes, tobacco leaf and leather stuff. Dry.
    • Taste
      The taste is sweet, slightly bitter from dryness. Whether it is a tobacco leaf, or the bitterness of oak. But it is felt.
    • Finish
      The aftertaste is sweet, slightly varnished at the very end. Just as dry.

  3. malt_fan_06 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    A complex, fine, very polished representative.
    Everything is subtle, interwoven, set and fine.
    Great nose, cannot keep this very high level in the mouth.
    • Nose
      92 92
      Dense, finely woven. Undergrowth, foliage, a bit earthy, tobacco and leather. Finest old sherry. Everything subtle and fine.
      With ventilation, there are significantly more fruity nuances (dried apricot, raisins). Cardamom, cinnamon. Shifts constantly.
      Complex.
    • Taste
      90 90
      Fine sweetness, very polished, finest spices, silky, dense.
      Set. Spicy, fine fruity old style sherry. Slightly dusty. Furniture polish and a tick carpet cleaner.
      White pepper, malty.
    • Finish
      89 89
      Here too, very polished, fine and round. Pastries, the finest spices in the aftertaste. Medium length.

  4. rottendon scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    This is something very special, which was absolutely right for the occasion. Great balance, excellent vatting. Even if the whiskey does not meet my taste 100%, the quality is unmistakable.

    Notes from a blind tasting.
    • Nose
      91 91
      Woodruff shower powder, light acidity, only a little old bottle flavor. Later also caramel, sherry shades, cocoa and light fruits. When heated, it explodes, incredibly intense. Dark fruits are now added, there is more than you can crumble apart in a short time.
    • Taste
      91 91
      Wow, it is incredibly intense and powerful, the 40% are hard to believe. It is creamy, pudding, honey, herbs and a good dash of white pepper.
    • Finish
      90 90
      The finish is medium to long and interestingly, it also warms the chest vigorously, despite the 40%.

  5. Kalleholzbein scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      92 92

  6. Copshop68 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

  7. Rubber scored this whisky 89 points Member Junior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

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