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Overall rating
84.53/100
votes
49
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Cask Strength
Vintage
07.10.1998
Bottled
11.04.2016
Stated Age
17 years old
Casktype
Refill Sherry Casks
Casknumber
2410, 2412 & 2416
Strength
56.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
160295
Barcode
5020613058019
Added on
12 Jul 2016 3:38 pm by holborndrinker
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 88.53

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49 × member ratings

89 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glentauchers 1998 GM

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.53 points

  1. wbarchive_336582 scored this whisky 83 points Member Senior

    malthead.org: 83 points
    https://www.malthead.org/post/sample-kill-no-1

  2. yellowcake scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    This is a very fine Whisky for malt heads who like Sherry blaster. I bought this Whisky in the shop because the colour triggered the "buy it reflex".
    • Nose
      Sherry, caramel and toffee. After a while with a drop of water there are nuances of dark fruits, dried fruits like figs and apricots. Imagine fruits like strawberries conserved in rum.
    • Taste
      Sweet and creamy. Without water, the alcohol is very active but not unpleasant. The Sherry does its work with the bitterness and is dominant, the oak is very present and of course the vanilla. Is there coffee in the taste? Or bitter chocolate?
    • Finish
      Long and intense with the Sherry at the beginning and the oak afterwards. The longest stays the vanilla and the chocolate.

  3. kot1803 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

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

  4. Rick78 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      84 84

  5. hs305 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    [August, 2016]  Together with friends I emptied a bottle that I bought for 85 Euro in August, 2016.In my old rating system (ten scales that translate into WB points: 50 - 66 - 75 - 80 - 82,5 - 85 - 87,5 - 90 - 92,5 - 95) I scored it 82,5.  My notes state "nothing remarkable about this except too pricey"...

  6. Goethe scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Nice Glentauchers by GM CS. A bit to spicy and quite one dimensional although you get a nice chocolate orange mix.

    Concerning price/performance ratio: 8/10
    • Nose
      Sherry, cane sugar, candied red fruits, caramel, vanilla.
    • Taste
      Sherry, spices, oranges, some apples.
    • Finish
      Medium. Sherry, oranges, some chocolate.

  7. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    N: A butterscotch-toffee number with some oyster sauce-char.
    T: Same as the nose, thereabouts. Continues on caramel-butterscotch char.
    F: More of the same.
    C: Very Strathclyde-esque. Tasty yet dominant, heavy-toffee charred malt. Blog

    Scores a C+

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