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Overall rating
84.25/100
votes
4
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Douglas McGibbon (McG)
Bottling serie
McGibbon's Provenance
Vintage
Winter 1998
Bottled
Autumn 2007
Stated Age
08 years old
Casktype
Red Wine Cask
Casknumber
DMG 3895
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
13 Nov 2008 12:34 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 70.00

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Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 1998 McG

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.25 points

  1. HunterRomario scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Only 8-year-old whisky, finishes spent in wine barrels by Gabriel Meffre Rhone Valley. Given the age and older competitors that I overshadowed, I rounded the points to the top. Tasting at Króčovo birthday party, I had a megapanak thanks to his generosity.
    • Nose
      Earthy dull, a little iodine, the apparent influence of red wine. Aroma is rather simple, but cool. (83 b)
    • Taste
      First tasting ... hmmm, good enough for eight-year-old whisky. Nicely coordinated Islay with red wine. Floury, earthy iodine, clay, with a sour trace of red fruit. (86 b)

  2. Sir Provenance did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Original Tasting Notes:Behind the initial pepper, ashy and smoked character - detect a distinct red fruit sweetness - discernable also from the colour. The body is oily and mouth coating, carring a palate which largely replicates the nose with the same Islay quality mingling with the red jam flavours. The finish is dry, then sweet, then dry againwith a back drop of damp bonfire and wet charcoal. ( F )

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