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Glen Elgin 16-year-old

Overall rating
92.15/100
votes
139
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Manager's Dram
Bottled
1993
Stated Age
16 years old
Casktype
Sherry Cask
Strength
60.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
08 Oct 2007 4:12 pm
Cask Strength

Average value

€ 1630.02

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Whisky Reviews for Glen Elgin 16-year-old

16 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 92.15 points

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 94 points Moderator

    Not just a sherry monster but really balanced and quite complex - a perfect example of well matured sherry whisky - excellent!
    • Nose
      94 94
      Intense, good sherry wood, lots of dried fruits, brown sugar, hints of toasted bread, acacia honey, toffee - great!
    • Taste
      95 95
      Punchy, oily, creamy, good sweetness, more dried fruits, plums, figs, dates, prune, you name it, toffee, dark chocolate, nutmeg, sherry wood - fantastic!
    • Finish
      93 93
      Long, warm, still fruity and not drying at all

  2. kimmosuo scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    The Whisky Show Old & Rare Glasgow 23 - 24 February 2019
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  3. el Gato scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      90 90

  4. el Gato scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    A good swimmer, this one. A bit more fresh and citrusy with water. Very pleasasant. Some black berries and prunes in the finish with water as well. A very nice dram, all in all!
    • Nose
      Sherry! Dried fruits for sure; Raisins, dades, prunes. Apricots. Chocolate. Menthol. Christmas cake and cardamom. Nutty. Definately some burnt notes here, as well as freshly cut logs. Oak
    • Taste
      Tannins and burnt notes at first. Then christmas cake and the dried fruits of course. Hint of chocolate. I like it better and better for every sip. More jammy now, apricot.
    • Finish
      Medium - long finish. Still Jammy. Tobacco. A bit sour. Oranges. Spicy. Tannins. Oak

  5. Allandale scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    Very nice different Glen Elgin, but too heavy oak.
    • Nose
      Big,funky and Sherried. Very leathery and slightly savoury, bringing to mind roast goat, cherry, molasses,tonic. Then the picture shifts to a toffee roastery at full tilt, chicory coffee and some sulphur.
    • Taste
      Big and, as if you hadn't guessed by now, Sherried. Quite sweet fruits wave frantically at you as the tide of tannin bears down on them. Water calms the tannins ,allowing some of the distillery's fruited notes. Like apricot.
    • Finish
      Slightly astringent.

  6. Peter(TTMC) scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

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

  7. squaadgras scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      91 91

  8. Maurice_casqueteer scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    What a dram! 
    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  9. MikerG2k scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  10. Hvdree scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      92 92

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