Scott's Selection


1964, 47 Years Old

ABV 48.8%
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Brand: Girvan, Scott's Selection
Expression: 1964, 47 Years Old
Type: Scotland Whisky / Grain
Age: 47 years old
Year of bottling: 2011
ABV: 48.8%
Country/Region: Scotland
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Tasting notes
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Green/olive oil notes alongside blanched almond, fruit sugars and butter. With water there’s banana, cafe au lait, cream puffs and that green note turns into mossiness. Becomes more linseed than olive oil.
Palate: Some oak giving structure. Creamed coconut and tropical fruit. Oak is there but in balance.
Finish: Lifted and clean.
Comment: An interesting mix of the gold and the green.
Taster   Martine Nouet
Nose: Oak is prevailing. Drying cider apples. A touch of putty. On time, candied chestnuts, shortbread. Vanilla wafers. It cheers up ! A faint floral note.
Palate: Firm, if not stiff. Oak immediately takes the command. Fruit hardly comes through that dark wood screen. Same sourness as on the nose.
Finish: Dry, oaky. With demerara sugar.
Comment: That whisky struggles with oak which overwhelms, specially on the palate.
Visit the distillery
Girvan Distillery, Girvan, Girvan, Ayrshire, Lowland, Scotland
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