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Overall rating
89.13/100
votes
10
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
La Maison du Whisky (LMDW)
Bottling serie
Artist #3
Vintage
1976
Bottled
2013
Stated Age
36 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Barrel
Casknumber
4257
Number of bottles
194
Strength
43.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
13 Oct 2013 1:41 pm
Cask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 341,60

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Whisky Reviews for Glencraig 1976 LMDW

1 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.13 points

  1. Titi94 did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    TASTING NOTE (LMDW): Color: bright gold. Nose: balanced, greedy. Its fruity is a pure delight, it shows at the same time of exoticism (pineapple, litchi) and liveliness (lemon, pink grapefruit) Its fine woody mixes with the spices of a great softness (cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg). Heady flowers (iris, rose), coconut and lavender honey gradually cover the aromatic palette. Palate: ample, unctuous. Finely cocoa-flavored, it evokes barley fields swept by a light wind, and in the distance you can hear the surf of the sea. Ripe fruit (apple, quince) feed and nourish the mid-palate. It evolves on more earthy notes of undergrowth and mushrooms. Finale: sweet, creamy. Particularly herbaceous (cut hay, green malt), it shows a lot of freshness and youth of spirit.Fanting, it becomes progressively vanilla, spicy (ginger), fruity (apricot, white peach) and floral ( boxwood, old rose) The retro-olfaction is honey (acacia, heather) and the empty glass is balsamic (cedar) and slightly medicinal (ointment). Comment: In 1958, the Glenburgie distillery was equipped with two Lomond-type stills to produce a second single malt called Glen Craig, which was never officially bottled, but was developed until 1980. This venerable version expresses perfectly the character herbaceous and floral of this extremely confidential single malt.

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