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Glen Els 2008 - 2011

Overall rating
83.86/100
votes
38
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Künstlercollection #3
Vintage
2008 - 2011
Bottled
07.2015
Casktype
Château Latour & Lafite Grand Cru Claret Cask
Number of bottles
800
Strength
45.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Artist: Christian von Aster
Added on
03 Jul 2015 7:56 am by Gonathras
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 69.50

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Whisky Reviews for Glen Els 2008 - 2011

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.86 points

  1. SimpleSample scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    Joa can do something for the young age.
    • Nose
      Pleasant alcohol ... now comes light fruit notes ... he needs some air .. sweet, light milk chocolate full ... floral notes
    • Taste
      Sweet ... strawy to grassy ... there is still an unpleasant sound (sulfur ?? ????)
    • Finish
      Pleasant. Dry and warm

  2. pianoman scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Light rosé wine. Raspberry ice cream with garden mint, dark grapes, red gummi bears.
    • Taste
      Wholegrain bread with honey. Then a little more fruity and spicy. Mineral water.

  3. Conmai scored this whisky 73 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      70 70
    • Taste
      75 75
    • Finish
      73 73

  4. FC Sunderland scored this whisky 91 points Member Senior

    A wonderful experience. Absolutely outstanding compared to other cask finishes
    • Nose
      dry, the usual red wine soaked oak perfume 
    • Taste
      great touch of the Cabernet Sauvignon coming through. In my opinion a slight hint of green pepper. Never experienced before.

      Leather at the gum. Wild berries accompanied 
    • Finish
      long lasting, again the leather, wild berries, green pepper at the very end. 

  5. FC Sunderland scored this whisky 91 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      92 92

  6. Kaltduscher scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Fruity. Grapes. Currant cake. Dried apricots. Fine wood smoke cools the nose. Honey. Toffee. Cocoa. From the background, oak aromas penetrate the nose.
    • Taste
      Spicy start. Pepper. Dried fruits. Raisins. Getting sweeter. Honey. Some oak.
    • Finish
      Long. Red wine flavors. Raisins. Figs. Spices. Significantly more oak than expected. Dark chocolate.

  7. Kantenmechaniker scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    I think the sweetest whisky I've ever had. I like this! Nicely complex in the nose and concentrated in the mouth on the essentials. I like it!
    • Nose
      Directly spicy, light smoke, caramel candy, mint, lemon zest, actually a bit gluey, pear, the glue appears when you bring the whisky strong in motion, the waves are gelegelet the note is gone, some smoked bacon, slightly iodine, nut , a bit of oak
    • Taste
      Very sweet, pear, light smoke, very very sweet, caramel, I said sweet ?, the second sip of the smoke is clearer, beautiful camp fire smoke, nut, hazelnut, the sweetness is also from sip to sip
    • Finish
      Still sweet, now slightly salty, fruit bowls, the smoke is gone

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