Nose: Intense, thick, rich, heavy, on old fashioned peat smoke,
some tar, ashes, aromatic and floral notes, leather, some game and dried
Taste: Rich, intense, thick, syrupy, floral, slightly aromatic and
waxy, on peat smoke, leather, some game, cloves, dried fruits and orange. The
finish is medium to long, rich, thick, waxy, floral, slightly fragrant, mineral
and aromatic, faintly astringent, on orange, tannins, old fashioned and bold
peat smoke, some tangerine, milk chocolate, coffee and tannins. Diluted, it
becomes fresher, rounder, smoother and loses its astringency.
excellent Glen Garioch, rich, intense and complex, with a most enjoyable sherry
influence. Slightly more mineral and ashy than the 29 years old versions of the
1968 Glen Garioch. The faint astringency in the finish disappeared with
adjunction of some water.