Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Signatory Vintage (SV)
Bottling serie
The Un-Chillfiltered Collection
Stated Age
19 years old
1130 + 1131
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
03 Mar 2017 3:20 pm by holborndrinker

Average value

€ 55.63

5 × in wishlist

29 × member ratings

47 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenlossie 1997 SV

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.88 points

  1. The_Independent scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    A magnificent Bourbon fruit bomb. Thanks to the older age, the alcohol is very well integrated. Nevertheless, the refill Bourbon barrels have barely given off any bitter / wood / chocolate notes and have promoted the strong fruit flavors.

    --- blind tasting ---
    • Nose
      88 88
      A nice fruit bomb! Pears and peaches dominate, initially accompanied by white chocolate, vanilla and some freshly sawn wood I can still find, later also a mineral note - like a sweet Riesling. Very good: alcohol is not noticeable.
    • Taste
      88 88
      Sweet, fruity, oily and dense. The alcohol is well integrated and still gives plenty of volume. A little oak flavor and only a very subtle bitterness.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Pretty long, creamy, light fruit, then a little coffee powder and sawdust.

  2. whiskyinstitut scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Absolute PLV-Granate
    • Nose
      Sehr viel Vanille, Saftorangen, Popcorn, Süßholz, leichte Eiche, dahinter gesellt sich eine Kräuternote dazu, Vanillinzucker, irgendwie  wird der immer mehr wie Eierlikör
    • Taste
      Malzige Süße mit schönem Antritt auf der Zunge, leicht britzelig wie Brausepulver aber hauptsächlich cremig, wieder Vanille und Honig, Eichenwürze, die Orangen präsentieren sich nun als Orangenschale 
    • Finish
      Süße Vanille pappt cremig und leicht bitter am Gaumen, ordentliche Wärme und wieder leicht britzelnd 

  3. MrDvorak scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    The aroma is freshly brewed apple jam with caramel and white wine. The taste is bright, sweet and sour, echoing the aroma with the addition of sweet spices and fruit liqueur. Medium-length finish, fruity, apple-caramel.

    The word "tasty" should be used very carefully in reviews, but this whisky can be called delicious, ideal age, very good.

    RATING: 89pts - | 87 - 89 (B +) → Great | - Always nice to have a bottle of this.

  4. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Again a good drinkable SV from the UCF series. Exactly what I expect from such a whisky. This is not a flashy thing now. He does exactly what I imagined.
    • Nose
      In yellow butter glazed apples. Vanilla. Immature pineapple. Some moss. Pear dish. Apricot jam.
    • Taste
      Cotton candy. Fudge. White grapes. Banana. The oak tickles a bit.
    • Finish
      Sugared lime. Vanilla. The oak does not show any particular bitterness, but it only gets a little drier.

  5. NorthernSpirit scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    Found in blind tasting so good that he was immediately bought. Excellent PLV. Seems stronger, I typed on a bottling in Decanter.
    • Nose
      Like a full, rich nose. Sherry tones ring through, beautiful stained glass windows form in the glass. With toffee, the nose appears creamy-soft, almost buttery in the best sense
    • Taste
      Very creamy, nice pronounced but subtle sherry sweetness. Comes elegant and complex, extremely creamy in the mouth. The age is noticeable by beautifully interwoven notes, the wood remains rather in the background. Acts stronger than he is, but with well-integrated alcohol.
    • Finish
      mid Lang

  6. Wiz scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

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

  7. JacobaEd scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      82 82

  8. Dalm scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Sweet, caramel, oak, vanilla, slightly spicy.
    • Taste
      Malty, honey, vanilla, oak, slightly bitter and slightly dry, orange peel.
    • Finish
      Oak, spicy, the slight bitterness and dryness remain, the orange abrasion develops to the lemon abrasion.

  9. Kaltduscher scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Strong and sweet. Vanilla. Coconut. Toffee. Cookie dough. Oranges.
    • Taste
      Very creamy in the mouth. Again cream candy. Vanilla. Citrus fruits. Some oak flavor.
    • Finish
      Medium. Vanilla. Coconut. Pecans. Lemon zest. Behind a subtle oak spice.

  10. wbarchive_104650 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Very nice buttery with a sticky nose and brown sugar.
    • Taste
      Nice creamy and again the butter is there. A nice sweetness comes to it.
    • Finish
      Medium long, now comes the oak. Sweet again, with fruit.


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