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Issue 136 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 136

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Scotch Whisky - Single Malt

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Glenmorangie The Nectar D'Or
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Long and sweet. Try with soft goat's cheese.

Glenmorangie Three Cask Matured
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
7 A very unusual vatting (bourbon, plain charred oak and Rioja) has produced equally strange flavours. Less oaky vanilla and more Rioja than I would have expected. I like its eccentricity, but it loses ...

Glenmorangie Traditional
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.20%
8 A surprisingly robust expression of Glenmorangie.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenmorangie Truffle Oak
Single Malt - Scotland - 60.50%
8 A superb fruity expression, with a summery aromatic profile. Water makes it even more sensuous. Definitely morish.

Glenmorangie Tùsail
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 A lovely robust, deep whisky with a delightful finish. What more can you say?

Glenrothes 16 Years Old, 1995
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
7 Drinkable enough, but marked down for its ‘fousty' nose.

Glenrothes 1988
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
7 A great addition to the Glenrothes vintages. Stands up well among its fellow bottlings.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenrothes 1998
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 Another belter from the Rothes gang.

Glenrothes Elder's Reserve
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 Soft and rounded – a step up from Manse Reserve in being very nearly the complete article.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenrothes John Ramsay
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.70%
8 A refined and fulfilling dram. Perfect balance. Complex without ostentation.

Glenrothes Manse Reserve
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
7 Quite light on the palate; a very pleasant dram.

Glenrothes Minister's Reserve
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 Rounded, confident and complex. Old Glenrothes in top form.

Glenturret 12 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
7 Crisp. Earthy. After a walk in the forest?

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenturret 14 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 59.70%
8 Only 14. I'm amazed. A must try.

Glenturret 15 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 More luscious, but beautifully balanced. Aperitif?

Glenturret 15 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.30%
7 The balance is just tipping in favour of the cask. Glad this was bottled now.

Glenturret 18 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 Liqueur-ish. With dessert?

Glenturret 1972 Limited Edition
Single Malt - Scotland - 47.00%
7 More robust and less finessed than I remember.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenturret 1980 Limited Edition
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.20%
8 More rounded, and longer, than the 1972.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenturret 21 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 After dinner.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenturret 29 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.60%
8 An underrated distillery which, when on form, is up there with the best. More please!

Glenugie Deoch an Dora 1977
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.40%
8 Disappointing for a 32 year-old sherry character I think.

Glenury Royal 40 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 59.40%
8 Yes there's oak but it's old! It is also beautifully balanced.

Glenury Royal 50 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 42.80%
8 A stunning farewell performance.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Gordon & MacPhail Mortlach 1971
Single Malt - Scotland - 0.00%
8 Magnificent in every way, especially the finish.


 

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