Glengoyne 10 Years

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Glengoyne
Scotland, Highlands
Single Malt Whisky
10 Years
40%
0.7 l
Original bottling
Sherry
Chill filtration - WithArtifical colouring - Without
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Nosing
Fruit:
Sweet:
Apple:
Malt:
Green Apple:
Caramel:
Honey:
Pear:
Herbs:
Nuts:
Spices:
Vanilla:
Barley:
Floral:
Grape:
Sherry:
Wheat:
Alcohol:
Almonds:
Banana:
Cake:
Hay:
Heather:
Lemon:
Oak:
Peat Smoke:
Zitrus:
Tasting
Malt:
Sweet:
Nuts:
Spices:
Fruit:
Apple:
Oak:
Oil:
Alcohol:
Caramel:
Peat Smoke:
Chili:
Dark Chocolate:
Floral:
Green Apple:
Lemon:
Pear:
Pepper:
Sherry:
Vanilla:
Herbs:
Zitrus:
Herb:
Finish
Malt:
Oak:
Nuts:
Spices:
Sweet:
Fruit:
Oil:
Apple:
Cinnamon:
Grape:
Heather:
Peat Smoke:
Seaweed:
Herbs:
Maritime Notes:

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28. Jul 2015
The nose:
Fresh and light, floral, malt, green apple, some nuts
The taste:
Well balanced, sweet, some spice and a little oak
The finish:
Light and malty
22. Sep 2018
Nosing: FloralApple
Very light, floral, a little apple, a sort of sweet pastry/biscuit note.

Taste: SweetCaramelVanillaSpices
Sweet arrival, vanilla caramel, some light sweet spices

Finish: SpicesSweet
Medium length, some residual spiciness which fades away quite quickly. Retains a lot of the earlier sweetness.

Comment:
This is one of those whiskys which I think will benefit a great deal from another 5 years in the barrlel. The nose is light and takes a while to really open up in the glass, not really my thing. On the palate its sweet, very sweet, it doesn't have the acidity or tannins it really needs to balance it, its not something that a higher abv will solve either, as that would just amplify the sort of syrupy quality it has. The finish is fine, if a little basic. This is possibly what I would consider a good beginners whisky because of the sweetness (and the very reasonable price), but it's not what I go looking for in a malt. It's a pass for me, but I can see the merit in it.
10. Jun 2017
11. Apr 2016
Nosing: AppleAppleGrapeGrape

Taste: AppleAppleMaltMaltMaltMalt

Finish: FruitFruitFruitAppleAppleGrapeGrape

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