The Scotch Malt Whisky Society

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society

Glen Grant Distillery

Birthday Bottle, 1972, 28 Years Old

ABV: 54.6%

Age: 28 Years Old

Year Bottled: 2001

Style: Single Malt

Country: Scotland

Region: Speyside

Overall
Score

8.4

Tasting Notes

Nose

Aged sherry (dry Oloroso) walnut, chicory, fig rolls, chocolate, wrinkly Cox's, tarragon. Water makes it smokier/meatier, leather, raisin, date and coal smoke.

Palate

Soft yet savoury: chocolate with a whiff of coal smoke, coffee cake.

Finish

Big soft and gentle. Liquorice and soot.

Comment

A big gentle well-balanced dram. Deep and old.

Taster Score
8.5

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