Overall rating
87.84/100
votes
73
Whiskybase ID
WB64582
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Whisky-Fässle (W-F)
Bottling serie
Limited Edition
Vintage
1996
Bottled
2014
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Barrel
Strength
51.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Duck Label
Added on
19 feb 2015 1:55 pm by RoyC
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 146.00

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Whisky reviews for Glentauchers 1996 W-F

16 users have left 17 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 87.84 points.

  1. Funtik scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

  2. Mark-E scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  3. stefsel111 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. Rien scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  5. rdavek scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    This is good, but somewhat unexciting, in my view the qunitessential 83-84 point whisky. It's fruity both on the nose and the palate, with a medium length finish balancing fruit and spice. Something to drink, or serve, when you want something good but don't want the drink to be the focus of your attention. It makes a fantastic whisky and soda.

  6. Bram84 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  7. markjedi1 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Sweet & Sour

    This Glentauchers (say 'glen-tock-ers') was bottled by the German Indie Whisky-Fässle and released in 2014. After reading these notes, you will agree that it was a good thing that this single bourbon barrel at cask strength did not disappear in Ballantine's, Chivas Regal or Teacher's Highland Cream.

    The nose is very similar to the Glentauchers 1996 from Highland Laird that I just tried. But it is a tad sweeter and rounder. Less corn flakes, more fruit. Think peach, apricot, mango and banana. Sweet and sour apples. Vanilla, mint and a hint of wild flowers. Becomes creamier if you leave it to breathe.

    Nicely creamy on the palate too. Fruity and sweet with a herbal twist. Green garden herbs support all the white and yellow fruit from the nose. Nice spiciness too. Think pepper, ginger, liquorice and camphor. Good balance by the way;

    On the medium long finish the spices fade in favor of banana and vanilla.

    Summer dram with a fine nose, fine palate and fine finish. What’s not to like?

  8. mer1973 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

  9. KayMeertens scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Lemon, apple, vanilla, peach, banana. A little grass or even cucumber. With water more apple and a bit less cream.
    • Taste
      Vanilla, green apple. Slightly floral and again that little 'green' touch. A little caramel. A little of a lot in fact, nothing is really dominant.
    • Finish
      Vanilla, pear and banana.

  10. zormik scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  11. Peter87 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  12. ovanpuyvelde scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

  13. JacobaEd scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  14. lincolnimp scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      87 87

  15. lincolnimp scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    WITH WATER

    Nose - Better, now its smooth and more floral

    Palate - Very good, smooth on white fruits.

    Finish - Medium length

    A good bottling that's quite fresh.
    • Nose
      Light, honeyed, fresh cream and pineapple.
    • Taste
      Fruity, creamy on pear, apple and pineapple topped with icing sugar.
    • Finish
      Long and a little hot.

  16. Hvdree scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      88 88

  17. hettrum scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

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

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