Overall rating
Single Malt
Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
Sweet and spicy with a savoury kick
Stated Age
09 years old
Refill Ex-Sherry Butt
Number of bottles
65.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
07 Apr 2017 11:47 am by mandragoru
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 54.44

5 × in wishlist

39 × member ratings

29 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenburgie 2007 SMWS 71.43

12 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.44 points

  1. Oogadal scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    I do agree with all that this is rather young, spirity, slightly one dimensional and of balance. At least, when you just opened the bottle. I was slightly disappointed as well.... But now, after somewhat a year after opening this actually is a very, very fine dram! Now the Glenburgie profile does appear, I would have never guessed just a 9 yo if this was served blind. No off notes, very subtile distillery profile you can notice, just when the ex sherry kicks in. I doubted between 89-90, I cannot recall enjoying an under 10 yo dram this much. Great stuff!

  2. Fight65 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  3. pianoman scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Restrained, mild and floral. Geraniums, lilac, a little honey sweetness. Then a little more fruity with yellow apples, honeydew melon and physalis. Grated orange peel.
    • Taste
      Cereal, pepper, dry grass. A trace of honey. Lemonade.

  4. schero scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Geiler Malt. Many rough edges, but very varied.
    • Nose
      Nutty red fruits, forest fruit jam, fruit cake, nougat, caramel, red fruit bar, cotton candy, light resinous bitterness, full chocolate
    • Taste
      Sweet red fruits, then comes a lot of heat, which packs properly, light youth, again the red jam, slightly tingling, dry behind the back, really a lot of heat
    • Finish
      What a heat in the mouth, again the woody or resinous bitterness, oak spice, red burnt fruits, a lot of heat, lasts a long time

  5. FernetBranco did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Issue price in April 2017: 49 GBP ( https://www.flipsnack.com/thesmws/smws-april-2017-outturn-english.html?pn=3 ) https://www.smws.com/sweet-and-spicy-with-a-savoury-kick

  6. dRambo scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  7. dRambo scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    very beautiful Dram - no longer looks young - very fruity with many spices - very tasty
    • Nose
      Oranges, plums, bay leaves, rosemary, pepper, orange oil, vanilla sauce, a little mango, young light oak wood - bark, tree juice, nutmeg, spices, light roasted aromas, slightly burnt caramel, toffee - fresh sparkling intense - initially there was a slight metallic bitterness - but it warped after a few minutes
    • Taste
      rather sweet, lightly fruity, sour, spicy, full-bodied, strong, oak, mint, orange, rumpled overripe apples, vanilla, the longer you chew it, the sweeter it gets - without being disgusting
    • Finish
      warming, strong, cooling mint, roasted notes with slight bitterness, slightly astringent - at the end long and fresh with orange oil on the tongue

  8. Calmar scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Very young, not yet fully formed, not the most successful aroma with poorly inscribed vegetables and greasy notes, the taste / finish is better, although not deep and very fleeting;
    • Nose
      Wet, restrained, the first nose - a wet tree, a varnish; then come to the fore vegetable shades and animal fat, lemon peel, nuts, pork stew, lacquer, ether.
    • Taste
      Powerful, sharp, lemon candied fruits with red pepper, spicy and tart oak, berry shades, some tropical fruits, cinnamon, eucalyptus.
    • Finish
      Spicy, warming, light tropical shades - pineapple, mango; caramel, lemon peel, ginger candied fruits, light peppercorn, mint.

  9. KayMeertens scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Very syrupy.
    • Nose
      Fresh fig, cranberry and caramel. Water releases some red apple and vanilla.
    • Taste
      Cranberry, fresh fig, caramel, pepper and mocha.
    • Finish
      Cranberry, caramel, banana and raisin.

  10. squaadgras scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      85 85


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