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Glen Elgin 16 Years Old Tasting notes and reviews

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Glen Elgin 16 Years Old

Brand
Glen Elgin
Expression
16 Years Old
Type
Scotch Whisky ~ Single Malt
Age
16 years old
Abv
58.50%
Produced at
Glen Elgin Distillery
Region
Speyside

Martine Nouet

73
Nose
Earthy. Wet leaves. Moss. As if being welcome by a wet dog when entering a damp house.
Palate
Sweet at start then very peppery. Delivers all at once. Getting bitter.
Finish
Very concentrated,then fading.
Comment
Quite a dour character. I can't really find comfort with all this dampness !

Dominic Roskrow

94
Nose
Floral with rose talc powder,dusty,like an old lady's boudoir.
Palate
Much weightier and fuller than the nose suggests,with rich apricot and strawberry fruit,hefty spice and a delightful spicy earthiness. some tannins come through late on. Extraordinary.
Finish
Astringent and tanniny but not in bad way - plenty of fruit keeps it all in check.
Comment
This distillery surprises regularly. This is a gem,excelling in the finest company.
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