Glen Elgin

Glen Elgin 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky, 70cl

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Honey-sweet character, often called fruitcake in a bottle. Sweet marzipan fragrances and pleasant sweet wood flavours, drying on the finish

Serving Suggestion: Glen Elgin works best served in a traditional whisky glass, neat or with a little water.

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"A combination of long, slow ferments, and distillation coupled with worm tubs gives a ludicrously fruity spirit, which here is bulging with ripe peach, apricot, and Galia melon coated in cinnamon and nutmeg, given thick weight by the worm tubs. A classic."

Dave Broom, Whisky Advocate Summer 2013, p.114

"Ginger, crystallised barley sweet and a complex array of fruit on the nose, a beautiful balanced taste with light fruit, sweet spice and a zesty freshness and mouth filling finish."

Dominic Roskrow, Malt Whisky Yearbook 2015, p.11

"It is always good to try something that you have never sampled before, and Glen Elgin gets a tick from us both in terms of character and as another distillery on our ever growing list."

www.whiskyforeveryone.com, 2014

International Wine & Spirit Competition

Silver

2007

Appearance

Full gold.

Body

Smooth to medium body with a pleasant mouthfeel.

Nose

Sweet. Almonds, or marzipan? Some orange juice. Perhaps a trace of sawn wood. With water, Speyside esters, nut oil and buttery fat, prawn crackers, traces of fresh pears; a whiff of smoke or steam; dense.

Palate

Sweetish, then dryish, with some acidity between; all well balanced.

Finish

Dryish, balanced finish.