Berrys' Own Selection

Glen Grant

1974, 37 Years Old, Cask #7643

ABV 47.8%
REVIEWED Issue 107
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Specifications
Brand: Glen Grant, Berrys' Own Selection, Berry Bros. & Rudd
Expression: 1974, 37 Years Old, Cask #7643
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 37 years old
Year of bottling: 2012
ABV: 47.8%
Country/Region: Scotland / Speyside
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Bottled by: Berry Bros. & Rudd
Tasting notes
Taster   Martine Nouet
Nose: Intense. Sherried. Moss, humus. Old furniture. Maraschino cherries. Darkchocolate. A floral hint. Heady flowers like iris. More oakiness on time.
Palate: Sweet and velvety. Oak speaks up. Dark chocolate. Bitter coffee. A definitesherry character. Astringent but not grippy. Dried fruit. Dates and figs. Quitecomplex and rich.
Finish: Oaky, drying on soft spices. Some liquorice and almond skin.
Comment: A rich sherry profile. On the oak side but elegant and deep. Water kills it.
8.2
Taster   Rob Allanson
Nose: Very floral, lavender soap. Marshmallows, Tunnocks teacakes, hotchocolate and cream, caramalised walnuts and boot leather.
Palate: Earthy and oaky, plum pudding with a little nutty edge to it. Some beeswaxand a slight bitter oak. Espresso grinds and chocolate sprinkles.
Finish: Short but nicely spiced.
Comment: Clear signs of old age but well knitted together.
7.2
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Glen Grant Distillery, Elgin Road, Rothes, Moray, Speyside, Scotland
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