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Glengoyne 1972/2012 Malts of Scotland

by Oliver Klimek on June 1, 2013

Sherry hogshead 12044 – 55.5%


My Tasting Notes:

Colour: Chestnut
Nose: Ripe dark berries, sandalwood, hints of cigar tobacoo and leather, some cardamom and burnt sugar.
Palate: Forest berry compote, orange zest, prunes, strong rancio notes, minimal hints of beef stock, cardamom, nutmeg and allspice.
Finish: Very long, very fruity and very slightly spicy.
Overall: The tasting notes just scratch the surface, there are layers upon layers of aromas and flavours in this fantastic old whisky.

Rating: 92/100 – Price Tag $$$$$ – Value for your Money $$$$$

Scored blind for the Malt Maniacs Awards 2012 where it won a gold medal, re-tasted for notes

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