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Overall rating 18 votes 86.88
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Berry Bros & Rudd (BR)
Bottling serie
Boisdale
Vintage
1972
Bottled
2006
Stated Age
34 years old
Casknumber
1983
Number of bottles
244
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
10 Jul 2009 9:45 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 155,00

0 × in wishlist

Member rates

15 × in collection

My 4 x 25 ratings

Nose
1
Taste
1
Finish
1
Balance
1

Average 4 x 25 rates

Nose 18
Taste 20
Finish 19
Balance 22

Tastingtags

4 Notes

lachaineduwhisky
Expert Senior lachaineduwhisky Note
05 Mar 2017 11:06 am

Doux, délicatement fruité, frangipane…il fait vraiment son âge. Bois toasté subtil. En bouche, extrêmement moelleux en texture mais aussi très sec, très marqué par le bois (trop ?)

Enthousiasme 3/5

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Dede
Expert Senior Dede Note
18 Apr 2016 9:44 pm
Dede gave this whisky 88 points

Nez : fruité délicat et acidulé, oscillant entre exotisme flou et agrumes. Un aspect végétal également (herbe coupée), ainsi qu'un peu de vanille et de pâte d'amande.

Bouche : la texture est très fluide, mais l'alcool assez présent pour 46%. Pas omniprésent mais j'ai connu mieux intégré. Côté saveurs, on reste dans la continuité du nez, c'est frais, fruité et acidulé, avec un peu d'amertume végétale et de cire. Il est meilleur avec un peu d'eau qui l'ouvre sans le dénaturer.

FInale : longue et acidulée, bonbons au citron. Le bois la rend légèrement asséchante.

Conclusion : un bon malt frais et estival, mais ne fait pas son âge.

"I can resist anything but temptation." O. Wilde
numen
Expert Senior numen Tasting note
09 Jun 2014 1:16 am
numen gave this whisky 87 points
Color
Pale straw
Nose

Malty and lightly vanilla. Sweet grass, and a drop of sunflower oil. There's some fruti in there, but it's faint at first, and more tropical than red/purple. It bears the characteristics of a light, summer dram. With a few more minutes of air (patience is very much rewarded), you get wild strawberries, pineapple, sweet lemon, melon, and that sort of thing. More fruits!

Taste

Light and easy. It's oak forward, but not overbearing. Loose honey, vanilla (subtle). A little waxy and oily, with a nice blend of fruit. Actually reminds me of a light Clynelish crossed with some lightly fruity Lowland. Sometimes a slightly metallic note emerges.

Finish

More of the same, with maybe a touch of coffee and sour fruit in the very back of the throat. I wasn't sure what to expect, and it's unlike the other Glen Grants that I've had. I like it, and it's an easy sipper, it just lacks oomph and something to take it to the next level, along with the odd note every now and again.

Comments
Timo
Expert Junior Timo Tasting note
12 Jun 2011 10:31 am
Timo gave this whisky 79 points
Color
Mahogany
Nose

Die Nase ist mittel. Holzig, leicht rauchig, leicht stechend aber angenehm.

Taste

Der Geschmack ist komplex. Würzig, leicht salzig, leicht chlorig, leichte Mandel.

Finish

Der Abgang ist sehr lang. Leicht bitter, weich, fassig, angenehm, nachhaltig.

Comments

Ein grosser Glen Grant.

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