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Overall rating
87.60/100
votes
7
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
Real finesse
Vintage
23.04.1996
Stated Age
20 years old
Casktype
Refill Ex-Bourbon Hogshead
Casknumber
9.115
Number of bottles
240
Strength
60.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
03 Mar 2017 1:13 pm by mandragoru
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 105,40

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Whisky Reviews for Glen Grant 1996 SMWS 9.115

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.60 points

  1. dRambo scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

  2. dRambo scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    complex, intense, beautiful condiment-fruit balance
    • Nose
      Fruity with extremely creamy vanilla, orange with orange oil, orange blossom, fresh mint, toffee, barrel wort, bourbon casein, malt and toasted notes
    • Taste
      very sweet, strong onset, full load of spicy cask with vanilla, orange juice, nice fruity, toffee notes, herbal candy, nutmeg, fine tart oak, tannin-containing pfe
    • Finish
      warming, tingling, spicy herb intense - a little dry very long

  3. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    N: Another modern-oak speysider. 
    T: Continues on the theme, rather resinous and voluminous.
    F: Big all the way.
    C: Bold, modern dram. Ideal session malt.

  4. mandragoru did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    SMWS tasting notes:

    Elegant, delicate and fruity, were just some of the adjectives used nosing neat and we described it like pears poached in a dessert wine with honey and vanilla and a hint of ginger and cinnamon. ‘I could smell this all day’ – but we eventually tried it. Wow! - well balanced with fruity apple notes combined with oaky, slightly drying black tea and some spice in the form of nutmeg and pepper. A drop of water and we had mixed nut and honey baklava and on the palate a juicy fruit salad with custard and a never-ending lemon-mint sorbet finish.

    DRINKING TIP: Make some time for this one!

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