Category Archives: Glentauchers

Glentauchers 1996 / 2015 by Gordon & MacPhail

Tasting: Glentauchers 1996 / 2015 by Gordon & MacPhail

Glentauchers 1996 / 2015 by Gordon & MacPhailDram data:
Distillery: Glentauchers
Bottler: Gordon&MacPhail
Distilled: 1996
Bottled: 2015
Age: 18/19 years
Limitation: –
Casks: first fill sherry butts
Alcohol: 43%
chill filtered and uncoloured
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Tasting notes:
Colour: light honey
The nose opens on the rich, fruity-sweet and spicy side. The first impression reminds me of mulled apple wine with loads of rock sugar. Sweet baked apples with cloves and cinnamon powder, heather honey, dried pineapple, dried apricots, dried orange zest, reduced orange juice, roasted almonds and a very well-integrated oaky richness in the background. A rich, fruity, spicy delight! Continue reading

Glentauchers 2005 8 years by Dewar Rattray

Tasting: Glentauchers 8y 2005 by Dewar Rattray

Glentauchers 2005 8 years by Dewar RattrayDram data:
Distillery: Glentauchers
Bottler: Dewar Rattray
Distilled: 16.09.2005
Bottled: 17.09.2013
Age: 8
Limitation: 403
Cask: Sherry Puncheon 900389
Alcohol: 46%
unchillfiltered and uncoloured
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Tasting notes:
Colour:
gold
The nose opens with a very distinctive sweetness of honey and malt. Creamy toffee, milk chocolate, caramelised almonds and custard with a flowery (lilac, violets), powdery perfume note on top. Continue reading

Tasting: Glentauchers 15y by Cadenhead’s

Glentaucher's 15yo by Cadenhead's

Glentauchers 15yo by Cadenhead’s

Dram data:
Distillery: Glentauchers
Bottler: Cadenhead’s
Distilled: 1998
Bottled: 02.2014
Age: 15 years
Limitation: 282 bottles
Price at the time of purchasing: – (Miniature)
Casks: Bourbon Hogshead
Alcohol: 55.3%
Unchillfiltered, uncoloured
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Tasting notes:
Colour:
Pale straw.
The nose starts off very delicately. You’ve really got to spend your time with this dram, no instant “in your face” aromas. A whiff of alcohol but not as much as you’d expect at 55% ABV. Fresh, green fruits. Continue reading