Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Wine Cask
40.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
28 Mar 2014 12:56 pm by holborndrinker

Average value

€ 37.00

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Whisky Reviews for Guillon Cuvée 42

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 70.57 points

  1. wisekycourse scored this whisky 71 points Connoisseur

    The most basic of the "guillon series"!
    Tasted in the lounge (1st of 5 !!)
    On the nose, very poorly integrated alcohol, vanilla, caramel.
    In the mouth, rough feeling, glue, almond kernels!
    An acre finish with a return of vanilla and rum!
    ... for those (and those who love (act 2) not me!)

  2. hartist scored this whisky 73 points Expert Senior

    It's not a whisky; it is neither really bad nor really good but in any case much too expensive given its (poor?) benefits.
    • Nose
      Light nose lacking complexity: stewed fruit, salted caramel, vanilla, curious "dirty" touch (a bit of oil, meat, glue ???). Not the best.
    • Taste
      Body   light then taking a little volume, soft texture, fresh trend. Lack of complexity: notes of spicy caramel, some flowers, very ephemeral touch of smoke and something that I can not identify and which we do not know if it is nice or not.
    • Finish
      Longer than expected, on a caramel note.

  3. BeatF scored this whisky 72 points Moderator

    But this is a wacky barrel choice, it does not want to give me the slightest feeling of whisky consumption. My dear French friends, there you have much better to offer from your great nation (but I do not think of Vichy water ..., more of the originals in the barrels).
    • Nose
      sweet and at the same time disgusting: there comes - huch - the taste of fresh liver (after all, the beef ...) therefore, backed by cinnamon and vanilla.
    • Taste
      floral, but the strange feeling remains
    • Finish
      (Very) synthetic raspberry aroma, penetrating sweetly the whole thing. The spices remind you of a gin or even a grappa? Easy Rauch.Und - again huch - even a fish (from the fresh water) becomes recognizable. The latter I conclude razor-sharp, because Reims is not on the sea ...

  4. BeatF scored this whisky 72 points Moderator

    Information der Destillerie: Cuvée 42 70 cl, 40% vol
    Cuvée 42 is aged in barrels of 3 wines of different dry white Burgundy, in simple maturation. It is the youngest of the distillery products but also the assembly base for the entire Esprit du Malt range of the Montagne de Reims.

  5. Cast Olila scored this whisky 72 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      73 73
    • Taste
      70 70
    • Finish
      71 71

  6. GLEN MAUR scored this whisky 72 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      73 73
    • Taste
      72 72
    • Finish
      71 71


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