A Rare Find 40-year-old GlMo

Overall rating
88.86/100
votes
10
Whiskybase ID
WB82148
Category
Blended Malt
Bottler
Gleann Mór (GlMo)
Bottling serie
Cask Reserves
Bottled
2015
Stated Age
40 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Sherry Casks
Strength
47.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
09 may 2016 1:41 pm by VicLin
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 606.66

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Whisky reviews for A Rare Find 40-year-old GlMo

2 users have left 2 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 88.86 points.

  1. Thermidor scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    The bottle I tasted this from had a different shape than the one in the picture (this one: https://www.scotchwhiskyauctions.com/auctions/123_the-85th-auction/215566_gleann-mor-a-rare-find-40-year-old-blended-whisky/ ), but the labels and stats were all the same, so I think it's the same whisky.
    The word 'overaged' comes to mind. Apart from what tannins and secondary aromas it had scavenged from the casks over the years, there was not much there. Thin and uninteresting distillate. Perhaps some understrength casks were saved with a stronger one? If so, the operation wasn't entirely a success. A far cry from an "industry standard" 40yo OB like Glenfarclas.

  2. Mr.Sandwich did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Tasting Notes by
    Gleann Mór
    Nose: Deep, rich and nutty; plenty of malt and aged sherry fruits.
    Nice and layered with good complexity. Gentle oak notes with a damp
    dunnage background.
    Palate: Gently spiced, but easy and thick on the palate hold it on
    your tongue for a long while and enjoy. There’s plenty of caramelized
    brown sugar along with mashed up winter fruits and a very small dollop
    of cream on top. Old antique malt.

    Finish: After a few seconds you get a lovely warm and gentle hug of
    rich christmas fruity goodness on your chest while the slightly leathery
    old fruits stay on your palate.

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