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The Glenturret 28 Years Old Tasting notes and reviews

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The Glenturret 28 Years Old

Brand
The Glenturret
Expression
28 Years Old
Type
Scotch Whisky ~ Single Malt
Age
28 years old
Abv
46.50%
Vintage
1986
Region
Highland
Website
www.edringtongroup.com
Availability
UK

Chris Goodrum

86
Nose
A mature nose of earthy, lightly perfumed barley, hints of marzipan and toasted toffee. Some lightly oxidised fruit and creamy vanilla emerge along with a touch of cedar and herbs.
Palate
Initially it's tart and citric but the sugar coated, mature barley and straw notes balance. Subtle and elegant with a touch of lightly oiled marzipan, grass and tongue tingling spice.
Finish
Good mineral finish with lingering vanilla and barley along with late notes of mocha and dark toffee.
Comment
Its maturity is obvious from the onset, the citrus notes give it a lovely vibrancy.

Joel Harrison

95
Nose
You don't need to be an expert to know that this is very good, old whisky. Exceptionally well aged this gives tropical fruit, upside down cake sandlewood, rose petals, delicate, fresh vanilla.
Palate
Initially, not much (vanilla, oaty spice) but hold this in the mouth and after seven seconds it explodes: barbecued bananas, passion fruit, mango, a whiff of coal dust and antique furniture polish. Very well balanced and complex.
Finish
All of the above notes of tropical fruit, but dusted with cinnamon.
Comment
Exceptional whisky making and a brilliant example of what time and oak can do.
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