Glen Scotia

1974, Aged 30 Years

ABV 42.2%
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Brand: Glen Scotia, Chieftain's, Ian Macleod
Expression: 1974, Aged 30 Years
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 30 years old
ABV: 42.2%
Country/Region: Scotland / Campbeltown
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Bottled by: Ian Macleod
Editor's Choice
Issue 47
Tasting notes
Taster   Martine Nouet
Nose: Delicate, floral. Orange blossom. Apricot and almond pie cooking in the oven. Develops on toffee. A peat echo.
Palate: Caressing, luscious, rich. Peach melba. Floral honey. Pear drop.
Finish: Smooth, sensuous, deliciously lingering. Spicy dryness.
Comment: What a lovely nectar. Great fruit and cream combination.
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Buttery yet oily. Complex notes of car mechanic workshop, coconut oil, black olives in brine. With water, goats' cheese, smoke and candied peel.
Palate: The oiliness shows best here giving a mouth coating texture. Lemon, light spices. Ever so slightly salty. Pure flavours.
Finish: That salty cheese again.
Comment: Fantastic balance, but uncompromising.
Visit the distillery
Glen Scotia Distillery, 12 High Street, Campbeltown, Argyll, Campbeltown, Scotland
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