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Glen Moray Elgin Classic

Overall rating
79.48/100
votes
255
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Port Cask Finish
Bottled
2014
Casktype
Port Cask Finish
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Barcode
5060116321005
Added on
18 Oct 2014 2:44 pm by Vassago Clynelish

Average value

€ 27,72

7 × in wishlist

255 × member ratings

504 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glen Moray Elgin Classic

47 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 79.48 points

  1. markjedi1 scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    Mon Chérie

    Glen Moray is in hands of the French group La Martiniquaise (previously it belonged to Glenmorangie PLC). Their flagship is the Glen Moray Classic, but there are also quite some finishes, like this one. It got a finish of 8 monhts on port casks, but no age statement. It is very pale with a pink hue, a bit like rosé wine.

    The nose is very soft on baby breath, pancake batter, overripe banana and a hint of milk chocolate. Very sweet with a mild sour edge.

    Soft and oily on the palate with immediate very clear influences of the port cask. It becomes a bit liqueur-like, as in a Mon Chérie chocolate candy. A lovely spiciness with pepper, nutmeg and a bit of cocoa. But unfortunately not much else.

    The medium long finish offers a bitter touch from the oak.

    It is certainly not a grand malt, but bang for your buck with a price tag of around 30 EUR.

  2. Robinzon25 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    Fresh, uninteresting, but easy to drink and inexpensive.
    • Nose
      In the foreground, obsessive malt tones are felt. Deeper - sour fruits and berries, some nuts and oak bark.
    • Taste
      Malt, spicy, slightly vanilla, with an oak note.
    • Finish
      Short, filled with tannins and bread shades. In the end, sweet, smoothly fading.

  3. ezioaudit scored this whisky 81 points Expert Junior

  4. TechnOBY scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      77 77

  5. Georges scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
      Sweet, vanilla, oaky, rich dried fruits (overripe bananas, apples), chocolate, blackberries
    • Taste
      84 84
      Sweet, spicy (nutmeg, cinnamon, pepper), caramel, toffee, lemons, citrus, chocolate
    • Finish
      83 83
      Medium long, spicy (pepper), oaky, honey, sweet, bitter

  6. Mr Hanscombe scored this whisky 78 points Member Senior

    I’ve gave this 79 points . With price taste coming into the points . Lovely taste easy on the tongue an for £15 wow

  7. Allandale scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Bitter and sweet.
    • Nose
      Toasted vanilla and subtle hints of oak. Aromas of rich dried fruits and leather follow, laced with dark chocolate and blackberries.
    • Taste
      Spice combined with a refreshing lemony citrus tang. Notes of caramel sweetness and cinnamon .
    • Finish
      Smooth with soft oak and honey sweetness. The spice continues to tingle and dark chocolate flavours develop to give a luxurious texture.

  8. schengel10 scored this whisky 67 points Connoisseur

    A young, inexpensive average malt!
    • Nose
      nice aroma: delicate vanilla, berry fruit, beautiful Portweinnote;
    • Taste
      initially fruity onset, citrus fruit, oak, spice (oak), slightly bitterness, quite balanced;
    • Finish
      bitter, bitter and medium-long, spiciness, dryness;

  9. nijam01 scored this whisky 90 points Member Senior

    Gotta give this 90 points just for the sheer value for money!
    Paid 29,90€ for this bottle and never have i encountered quality like this in this price range. Usually bottles this cheap are in the gasoline/petrol department, but this surely is not!
    Really enjoyable dram! Buy it if you see it!

  10. Tuco1972 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    Simple fruity malt with good PLV
    • Nose
      Figs, prunes, some vanilla and a light
      adhesive track
    • Taste
      Raisins, some dark chocolate, little oak flavor,
      Grapefruit
    • Finish
      short - medium, oak seasoning, pepper and citrus fruits

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