Overall rating
88.83/100
votes
43
Whiskybase ID
WB9805
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Jack Wiebers Whisky World (JW)
Bottling serie
Old Train Line
Vintage
04.1975
Bottled
06.2009
Stated Age
34 years old
Casktype
Very Dark Sherry Cask
Number of bottles
230
Strength
50.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
31 jul 2009 7:34 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 1252.99

19 × in wishlist

43 × member ratings

51 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Glen Grant 1975 JW

6 users have left 6 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 88.83 points.

  1. Prof.Schoof did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This Whisky was sold for 455 € at Whiskyauction in Oct. 2015

  2. Derekyu928 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    【First】: Very dark amber berry strawberry vanilla cookie Time with soy sauce fish sauce dumpling kelp smoke "apricot and custard" resonance 【Middle】: Bottle raises firmly upwards Body raisins Kyou strawberry jam 【Finish】: Returning and getting out of the nose with time lag Sour taste of moisture is absorbed from the top of the tongue Astringent taste and sweetness are excellent Exalted nobility Pillipiri do not do somewhat lower mandible lock http://www.whiskylink.com/?p=19703

  3. Longmorn66 scored this whisky 91 points Expert Junior

    Wood, very dense sherry, need to breathe in his glass (1h30) and a little "wet board" by adding water, better dry. A little gem for the sherry monster lovers of which I am a part.
    • Nose
      Very round and not aggressive, mainly on sherry, some notes of raw ham, a little licorice, freshly cut grass.
    • Taste
      Rather dry on the wood (but not bitter like the 25-year-old Glengoyne OB) and then coffee, dark chocolate-red fruit mix (candied cherry or cooked raspberry). Finally, on the vineux, raisins-rum. Not extremely complex but the present aromas are interesting and the wood beautifully integrated as well as the alcohol.
    • Finish
      Long but rather "light", more on the wood than on the other aromas, relatively dry, very slightly peppered.

  4. Furtia scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  5. LordBellamy scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    with water a little softer, even more cherries. Normally I love old sherried GG, this one is suberb - but for me a little bit to much sherry
    • Nose
      nice old sherry GG with many sherry notes, sweet cherries, rumraisins, toffee, caramell, burnt sugar, some balsamico and marzipan
    • Taste
      sherry at it's best, some nutshells, dry mouthfeel
    • Finish
      long, but the sherry is to much here, lots of cherries, dry, some oak, chocolates

  6. magic_slim scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Fully meets the high expectations that I have regarding the Old Train Line Series, which was never disappointed. Fabulous Glen Grant! Old Glen Grants are among the best Sherry Cask bottlings and do not have to hide behind Macallan, Glenfarclas or Glengoyne. This bottling underlines their high reputation.
    • Nose
      Powerful. Sherry and dark chocolate. Cake. Hints of oranges and strawberry jam but not very fruity. Very pleasant and nice nose.
    • Taste
      Full, rich, sweet and creamy sherry flavour. Wow, I love it! Much fruitier than on the nose with lots of oranges and strawberry jam. The oak stays discreet in the backgound.
    • Finish
      Long and sweet, mainly on fruits and sherry. Lovely.

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