Gordon & MacPhail

1968, 43 Years Old

ABV 43%
REVIEWED Issue 57
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Specifications
Brand: Glenugie, Gordon & MacPhail
Expression: 1968, 43 Years Old
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 43 years old
ABV: 43%
Country/Region: Scotland / Highland
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Tasting notes
Taster   Michael Jackson
Nose: Tart fruitiness balanced with Rye-like notes. Dusty, grainy, cereals.
Palate: Full and sweet. Peppery. Aniseed top notes. Vaguely smoky?
Finish: Hot. Fennel. Imps. Bertie Bassett's hat. More manageable with water.
Comment: Like kissing your lover after they've finished off an entire family pack of Liquorice Allsorts.
8.0
Taster   Martine Nouet
Nose: Malty. Cereal. Toasted bread. Very farmlike. Hay loft. Wet dog. Some floral notes coming through like after a gentle rain in a garden. Dried fruit. Raisins and apricot. Dried apples.
Palate: Thick, rich. An explosion of exotic fruit. Passion fruit, guava. Dark chocolate.
Finish: Drying on oak. A bitter edge.
Comment: Oak is not as prevailing on the nose as on the palate. An exotic profile. Reminds me of Irish whiskey. Interesting richness. Avoid water.
7.8
Visit the distillery
Glenugie (Closed 1983) Distillery, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Highland, Scotland
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