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Glen Garioch 1965

Overall rating 18 votes 91.94
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
21 years old
43.0 % Vol.
750 ml
Bottled for
Importé par AUXIL
fr France
Added on
23 Dec 2012 12:55 pm

Average value

€ 787,36

My 4 x 25 ratings


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3 Notes

Expert Senior aphex Note
24 Jul 2017 10:02 pm
aphex gave this whisky 91 points

Nose : Refined sherry notes. Black raisins, plum, chocolate. And smoke. With aeration, almost floral. Afterwards orange and spices.

Mouth : Slightly peaty, mineral, floral, citrusy. Spices and caramel.

Finish : Dry, lingering citrus and smoke.

The nose is fantastic with its complexity and evolution during tasting. Higher ABV would have been welcome (maybe it lost a bit of strength) but the mouth is great too.

An excellent old Glen Garioch.

Dram Dracula
Expert Senior Dram Dracula Note
18 Jun 2017 1:36 am
Dram Dracula gave this whisky 93 points

Tried this side by side with the 21yo "light vatting" which I scored a 92, this "dark vatting" is obviously sherried at first nosing, but after about 30 seconds, this softer, more subtle, and complex old sherry that I ABSOLUTELY ADORE appears, and on the palate, lots of wonderful dry leaves, old dusty books, and some expensive pu-er tea, along with the continuation of the wonderful soft, old subtle sherry from the nose. The peat here is very subtle, and definitely got a bit overshadowed by the sherry, as compared to the "light vatting". Again, low ABV prevents me from being totally awed, as the finish is never as great as it can be if the ABV is above 50%. Tasting blind, this could be a very, very good old Ledaig. 

Expert Senior barryfox915 Note
05 May 2015 4:28 pm
barryfox915 gave this whisky 90 points

Colour: Amber
Nose: Intense, peaty, on plums, sugar, orange and tangerine. With time, it gains in complexity.
Taste: Peaty, floral, slightly sugary, quite thick, mineral, on citrus, orange, leather, toffee and smoke. The finish is long, quite thick and dry, peaty, floral, and on orange.
Impression: A most pleasant Glen Garioch, with more complexity than the “light vatting” version





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