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Overall rating
81.50/100
votes
8
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Rare Highland Single Malt
Stated Age
08 years old
Casktype
Refill Bourbon Barrels
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
350 ml
Added on
30 Sep 2012 11:25 am
Chillfiltered

Average value

€ 27.59

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Whisky Reviews for Old Pulteney 08-year-old GM

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.50 points

  1. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Nice sweet and malty. Delicious.

  2. hs305 scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    [February, 2013]  During my holidays in Denmark I emptied a bottle that I bought for 18 Euro in January, 2013.In my old rating system (ten scales that translate into WB points: 50 - 66 - 75 - 80 - 82,5 - 85 - 87,5 - 90 - 92,5 - 95) I scored this 82,5.  My notes state "underaged stuff, nothing special about it"...

  3. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Powerful and at the same time soft and honeyed, it is warm. Some fruits pass quickly and then leave, giving way to caramel in a saline atmosphere. Pretty cool. In the mouth, disappointment: it's flat, bitter tannins. There is still some toffee. Final dry and short.

    Enthusiasm 2/5

  4. hartist scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    Tasted on sample.
    • Nose
      Not very complex, it is rather marked by smells of gas which however fail to hide a fruity background, spicy (vanilla), honeyed, also dotted with plant aromas (flowers) and sea salt and lemon water.
    • Taste
      The lack of power is quickly obvious but the whole remains correct. The themes of the nose are (a little) developed (gas, fruit, spices) with more emphasis on the vegetal side; a little white wine too.
    • Finish
      In my opinion the most beautiful part, become richer, warmer, with a bitterness strongly salty and some ashy notes.

  5. granella2003 scored this whisky 68 points Connoisseur

    Very soft Malt,

    many natural aromas of vanilla and

    light citrus herein have the upper hand.

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