Thursday, 10 March 2011

Glen Grant 1961 Gordon & MacPhail Single Malt Scotch Whisky

oSingle Malt Whisky from the Glen Grant Distillery bottled by Gordon & MacPhail.
Distilled in 1961 and Bottled in 2011.
In wooden presentation Box.
Glen Grant 1961 Tasting Note
TASTING NOTE
Colour: Dark amber.
WITHOUT WATER:
Nose: Dark chocolate with a peppermint edge. Whiffs of cereal notes and some vanilla. A hint of ground coffee and
banana.
Palate: Waves of blackcurrants, blaeberries (wild summer fruit), supported wonderfully by a smoky / menthol note. Spicy
with liquorice and aniseed notes.
WITH WATER:
Nose: Dark orange chocolate and smoky / peaty edge deepens. Toffee notes and a hint of custard powder.
Palate: Peppermint palate develops with sherry sweetness and an orangey tang.
Body: Complex.
Finish: Spicy with a smoky edge.
Cask Type(s): First fill Sherry casks.
Whisky Style: Rich and soothing - one to savour.

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