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Overall rating
85.24/100
votes
19
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
The MacPhail's Collection
Bottled
20.04.2016
Stated Age
10 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 700 ml
Bottle code
20/04/2016 160151
Barcode
5020613057470
Added on
15 Apr 2017 4:27 pm by JSW
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 43,41

7 × in wishlist

19 × member ratings

23 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Balblair 10-year-old GM

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.24 points

  1. wibal scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    Everything seems right, great nose, taste and finish. Great surprise, hope other balblair will match up this one.

  2. Falnor scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

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

  3. ovanpuyvelde scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Excellent standard expression, distillery character shines through, great value for money (bought a bottle for 47€)
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85

  4. Romansen scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

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

  5. GIORGOS scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  6. lincolnimp scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    This is a light fruity young Balblair but the distillery profile does shine through.

    For roughly £40 this is one of the better offerings from G&M in that price bracket. worth buying.
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  7. MaltyMillionaire scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  8. MaltyMillionaire scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Excellent whisky for its age. You should buy this. 
    • Nose
      Expressive and vibrant. Vanilla, honey, citrus, oak, ripe pear.
    • Taste
      Sweet and oily arrival. Rich honey, oak spice, citrus, ripe pear. Nice depth on the palate. 
    • Finish
      Honey and very mild citrus on a long, warming finish. 

  9. peatbogger scored this whisky 90 points Specialist

    Tasted at The Skipper Bar, Kirkwall Hotel.
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      92 92

  10. peatbogger scored this whisky 90 points Specialist

    Exceptionally well matured for a 10YO.
    • Nose
      Very pleasant. Light and gentle.

      Fresh cut grass and sweet white fruit.
    • Taste
      Round and delicat.

      Candy sweetness, some light peppery spice and fatty nuts.

      Nice, almost neutral mouth feel.
    • Finish
      Getting bolder as it leaves.

      Medium+ lenght, full of rich caramel, walnuts and a twist of mint.

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