Lady of the Glen

Auchentoshan

1995, Aged 20 Years

ABV 54.3%
REVIEWED Issue 139
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Specifications
Brand: Auchentoshan, Lady of the Glen
Expression: 1995, Aged 20 Years
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 20 years old
ABV: 54.3%
Country/Region: Scotland / Lowland
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Bottled by: Hannah Whisky Merchants ltd
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Auchentoshan Distillery, Dalmuir, Clydebank, Dunbartonshire, Lowland, Scotland
Taster   Chris Goodrum
Nose: Fragrant, summer barley with dried grass.Alcohol prickle but the late arrival of white fruits, honey, dunnage and vanilla oak add balance. Water makes it feel older.
Palate: Soft and full with a barley sheen and citrus notes. Rose oil, herbs, vanilla and spice. Water emphasises the oils and brings out an unfortunate old cardboard note.
Finish: Neat, it is a little short and mouth-watering. Diluted it’s more succulent with dusty cereal husks.
Comment: I think this has been bottled just in the nick of time.
8.2
Taster   Joel Harrison
Nose: Warm and winey with some pine in the background.
Palate: Apple juice this time, with a hint of grappa and some citrus style bitterness.
Finish: Lime zest and more lime zest.
Comment: Tastes like lime pickle. Could have done with more time in the cask
7.0
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