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Overall rating
84.00/100
votes
22
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Connoisseurs Choice
Vintage
1991
Bottled
2013
Casktype
1st Fill Bourbon Barrels
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5020613035379
Added on
04 Jul 2014 3:53 pm by Sandman
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 124.27

5 × in wishlist

22 × member ratings

31 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glencadam 1991 GM

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.00 points

  1. Arquebus scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Bottled 2013, distilled 1991. 1st fill
    bourbon casks, 46% ncf.

    First Glass: very delicate indiscernible nose,
    spirity, sharp nip on the nose (made my eyes water!), lacking character, but
    delicate orange/ citrus, v dry long(ish) finish, age not noticeable. Second
    tasting improved, a delicate whisky, some more oak, more complexity, becoming
    sweeter, delicate barley and sugar, nip has gone, damp earth (sweet pastry?)
    aroma notes on top of citrus. Third tasting, instant long rich finish,
    showing more subtle fruit (pear) and even coconut (confirmed by Dean!).
    Superlative!  Score revised upwards.

  2. rps00 scored this whisky 85 points Newbie

    I feel spicy when it touch my tongue.
    Some minutes later, I did not really feel spicy but sweet.
    It tasted like rum for some seconds.
    Later, I feel spicy again.
    • Nose
      79 79
      Fruity and fresh
    • Taste
      92 92
      Spicy -> Sweet -> Spicy
    • Finish
      84 84
      Spicy

  3. schengel10 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Certainly a good malt, but you wouldn't get to 21 in a blind tasting.
    [Color] white wine;
    • Nose
      floral, fruity (pear, peach), buttery, sweet, vanilla;
    • Taste
      strong, spicy (alcohol) onset, juicy peach, slightly sparkling, spicy, creamy, voluminous;
    • Finish
      long, creamy (vanilla); spicy dry oak;

  4. Einfach_Supi scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    A very harmonious bottling, wonderful aromas in the nose and especially in the mouth. A firstfill bourbon barrel and a long way from being boring.
    • Nose
      A potpourri of tropical fruits, peach, Sharon fruit, orange peel, including a heavy sweetness, even marzipan and a hint of vanilla. Also, some green grass floats through the glass. From the alcohol is nothing to feel, even the oak holds back very much.
    • Taste
      The whisky glides oily in the mouth, briefly the tropical fruits, then the sharpness of the alcohol on the tongue bizzles. Suddenly, the custard comes around the corner and dominates with increasing sweetness of the mouth. Nice creamy mouthfeel.
    • Finish
      The pudding remains, almost slowly comes some oak, flow of flow begins. Very long remains a hint of vanilla and caramel.

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