Berrys' Own Selection

Invergordon

1971, 38 Years Old

ABV 48%
REVIEWED Issue 86
Click below to share this page

Specifications
Brand: Invergordon, Berrys' Own Selection
Expression: 1971, 38 Years Old
Type: Scotland Whisky / Grain
Age: 38 years old
Year of bottling: 2009
ABV: 48%
Country/Region: Scotland
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Awards
Recommended
Issue 86
Tasting notes
Taster   Rob Allanson
Nose: Dry and dusty. A sweet oakiness is here balanced with a little bitter dark chocolate.
Palate: Plenty going on, tangy orange with brown sugar. Hints of vanilla cream and stewed fruits.
Finish: Dry and sweet.
Comment: A cracking grain whisky.
8.4
Taster   Martine Nouet
Nose: Intense. Varnish. Exotic wood. Vetiver. A sour fruit note which evokes a rye whiskey. Then vanilla creeps in and heads the way. Sweet and luscious.
Palate: Rich, deep. The same sour fruit note wrapped in creamy vanilla custard. Oak is more present than on the nose.
Finish: Dry, spicy. Ginger and white pepper. Blancmange in the back.
Comment: The balance between sweet and sour is perfect. A grain whisky? I would have thought of an old bourbon.
8.2
Don’t have an account? Sign up here:
Create and view your own tasting notes and scores for individual whiskies.

  • Create your own Wish List
  • Create your own Collections
  • Write your own tasting notes for each bottle
  • Score whiskies creating a unique community score where whiskies are rated taking the average from every Whsiky Magazine member

If you like this, try these...