that’s organised each year in The Hague by our friend Jean-Marie Putz. Colour:
white wine. Nose: ultra-clean, mega-crisp and beautifully malty at first nosing,
with loads of soft caramel, vanilla fudge, nougat and apple compote. Then quite
some redcurrants, gooseberries and smoky pears in the background. With water:
more of the same, the fruitiness becoming even fresher. Hints of cider apples.
Mouth (neat): youthful, very clean once again, all on pears, tinned pineapples
and orange drops. But it’s also very powerful so water is obligatory. With
water: delicious fruitiness, freshly squeezed oranges and strawberry drops.
Finish: long, on a whole fruit salad and various fruit eaux-de-vie. Comments:
once again, ultra-clean and mega-crisp fruity Glengoyne. What’s more, it’s very
interesting since most young single cask Glengoynes that one can find are
sherried, whereas this one is as ‘naked’ as possible.