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Overall rating
89.10/100
votes
62
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Licensed Bottling
Stated Age
15 years old
Strength
57.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Label
100 proof under 57%
Added on
14 Jul 2012 4:33 pm

Average value

€ 305,00

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62 × member ratings

35 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glen Grant 15-year-old GM

12 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.10 points

  1. DarrenHJA scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    Wood water in a nutshell.

  2. Whisky.Hedonist.MY scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Tried it at TMA Vol.5, great starter. Full of sherry goodness, and full oakiness. Can't get better at this price.

  3. St. Pauli scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Rather "naked", no overpowering cask influence. Apple sauce, pear, lychee, a nice minierality, citrus and vanilla.
    • Taste
      Quite a kick, with pepper. Then: vanilla, buttered cookies (Dutch "boterkoek"), lychee, yellow fruit.
    • Finish
      Long and fruity.

  4. Andytka3 scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    N- Unusual umami and salts that are not so Glen Grant-y, but well integrated with the compote of warm apple pie, pepper and mellow green herbs. Soothing quality bouquet of seasoned rattan couch, as well drift of white chocolate with cookies chips. Rustiness developed with dried floral notes at the tail.

    P- Delicate and smooth 100°, full body and mellow. Buttery dried fruits, nutty, coated with even more obvious saltiness.F- Long, silky and elegant, with imposing presence of firm boiled spices, sweet herbs and dried fruits.  Right touch of wood phenol dryness.  Savoury saltiness remains on aftertaste.  Interesting Glen Grant.
    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      93 93

  5. Cubey666 scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Tasted at Whisky in Leiden 2017

    Wonderfully full with so many flavours. A real delight this in trully is.

    A high strength Glen Grant 15yo bottled by Gordon & Macphail sometime in the 1970s.
    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      92 92

  6. Calmar scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    An excellent mole, I do not know at what time it was released, but it is something clearly in the old style, the fragrance is magnificent, reminiscent of the blends of 40-70, very deep and complex; the taste / finish is dedicated to the sherry barrel, most likely Oloroso, very strictly and dryly; wonderful work with the fortress, pitch at altitude, super.
    • Nose
      Open, dry, old furniture varnish, very old books, glue, old leather goods, dusty leather boots, stain, solvent notes, furniture polish, dry tea pu er, prunes, mold.
    • Taste
      Sharp, varnish, wax, spicy wood, burnt caramel, crackers, prunes, leavened wort, dried mushrooms, lemon peel, burnt caramel, crackers, cinnamon rolls, nuts, raisins.
    • Finish
      Spicy, sour-oak, lacquer, pencil Koh-i-Nor, prunes, light leavened notes, lemon peel, little ginger, cola, mint and eucalyptus.

  7. daverdaz scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      87 87

  8. whiskas scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    A pungent and salty Glen Grant. Very nice but not for the faint hearted
    • Nose
      Beeswax, super glue, orange peel, camphor, peach, apricote, red apples, candy sugar, cinnamon, mint and minerals.
    • Taste
      Full body. Salty impact followed by orange, lemon, wax, dried peach, raisin and honey. Spiced with anise, ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon and peppermint.
    • Finish
      Long fresh waxy salty finish with honey, orange, licorice, ginger and eucaluptus.

  9. MaltMartin scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Old skool Glen Grant with a dusty edge..
    • Nose
      Beeswax and polished oak. dustiness. Peaches and apricots. Vanilla. Herbal notes. Some taninnes as well.
    • Taste
      Quite waxy and full bodied. Meaty. Sweet fruitiness of pineapples. Spices of nutmeg and pepper. Cloves. Lots of cinnamon
    • Finish
      Long and warming. Dryness. Liquorice. Gingery. Becomes salty at the end.

  10. cuhp scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Vanilla, red apples, sherry, caramel 
    • Taste
      Red apples, caramel
    • Finish
      Red apples, caramel,
      cigar boxes 

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