Wednesday, 14 January 2009
Glen Grant 1959 Single Malt Whisky
Glen Grant Distillery
Founded in 1840 by the brothers James and John Grant
Location Speyside region Rothes district Rothes town.
Water source Caperdonich Spring and Back Burn
Glen Grant 1959 Vintage Single Malt Scotch Whisky Tasting Notes
Colour: Amber gold.
Nose: Mahogany, polished hardwood floors, fruity notes
develop - strawberries. Waft of smoke and malty notes
tease the nostrils.
Palate: Dry and spicy, with waves of smoky malt. Ground
ginger. Blackcurrants and dark chocolate. Hints of
citrus fruits - grapefruit, ripe oranges.
With Water added
Nose: Old leather-bound books and peaty note confirms age. A
youthful fruity note is present - fruit salad (pears,
pineapples, kiwi fruit). Custard powder.
Palate: Water softens the spicy note and a wave of dark orange
chocolate develops. Wonderful melt in the mouth stuff!
Body: Full and rich.
Finish: Long and contemplative.
Cask Type: First fill Sherry casks.
Whisky Style: A malt to be savoured.
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