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Glen Garioch adds some French ‘finesse’ to its limited-edition malt
The first ever Glen Garioch to be fully-matured in French Bordeaux wine casks has been released.
This limited edition vintage comprising just 450 cases globally, was distilled 15 years ago in the finest ‘tonneaux de vin rouge’ from Saint-Julien in Bordeaux.
Relinquishing the more traditional sherry and bourbon casks, the full maturation in …
Featured, Glen Garioch, Headline, Oloroso, Sherry, Tasting Notes »
Glen Garioch seem to be busy releasing new expression recently : After the lovely virgin Oak (which was NAS) comes this 199 vintage Sherry cask which is not very common for GG’s. The whisky was aged in Oloroso sherry casks distilled in 1999 is non-chill filtered. Released in “limited” quantities (1000 cases) and bottled at a lovely ABV of 56.3%.
Featured, Glen Garioch, Headline, NAS, Tasting Notes »
The Virgin oak phenomena is growing like an epidemic, and it seems that every single distillery is jumping on the bandwagon. Not that there is something bad with using Virgin Oak (scots never used them really as they are more expensive than ex-something casks, i think) if your whisky turns out lovely. The good thing about using Virgin oak from …
Douglas Laing, Glen Garioch, Headline, Single Cask, Tasting Notes »
Douglas Laing’s Old Particular is a a relative new series of single cask expressions bottled at Premium strengths , without colouring and without chill filtration. They are presented at various abv%, and the first one I’d like to review is the Glen Garioch , aged 21 yo, and bottled at 51.5%. Earlier this year Douglas Laing had split into two …
Archives, Clynelish, Glen Garioch, Headline, Tasting Notes, Uncategorized »
Two more from the Indie Archives label brought to you by Whisky Base. This time two quite different whiskies From Clynelish and GG.
Let’s start with the younger Clynelish , This blog has not seen a lot of Clynelish action and it’s a good start for a new week:
Clynelish 1997 Archives ,53.9 % , € 64.95
Nose: waxy lemony and a quite …
Featured, Glen Garioch, Headline, Independent Bottling, Kintra, Tasting Notes »
The holiday of lights , A.K.A Hanukah is upon us and here in Israel and throughout the world we’re lighting 8 candles staring with one and adding another one each day for the next 8 days. it’s a lovely holiday, filled with light, Latkes, and Sufganiot (a form of doughnuts, with no hole in the middle, but injected with jam). …