Glenglassaugh 1986 Rare Old (2015) #RO/16/04

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ABV: 46.0%
Vintage: 1986
Cask Type: Refill Bourbon Barrel
Cask #: #RO/16/04
Bottler: Gordon & MacPhail
Region: Highland
Type: Single Malt Scotch
Volume: 70cl



Glenglassaugh 1986 vintage Highland single malt Scotch whisky. Matured in a Refill bourbon barrel lot #RO/16/04 bottled 2015 by Gordon & MacPhail for the Rare Old series.

Tasting Notes


Nose without Water Floral aromas reminiscent of a summer meadow mingle with musky vanilla and mango notes. A crisp lemon and lime edge develops. Palate without Water Initially peppery followed by creamy lemon tart flavours. Cantaloupe, mango, and toasted oak develop and lead to a delicate hint of fresh tea leaves. Nose with Water Hints of honeycomb combined with boiled sweet and peach aromas are complemented by a touch of fresh lime. Palate with Water Sweet with apricot jam, chocolate, and lime flavour are complemented by small bursts of chilli on the tongue. A subtle tobacco note develops on the finish. Body Medium. Finish Medium; drying with lingering fresh citrus notes.



Glenglassaugh Distillery

Glenglassaugh Single Malt Whisky

Glenglassaugh Distillery is a Highland malt whisky distillery situated at Sandend Bay near Portsoy on the Banffshire coast with views north over the Moray Firth and the North Sea and is one of just a very few truly coastal Highland malt whisky distilleries. Glenglassaugh Distillery was established by James Moir and opened in 1875. This distillery was substantially re-built in 1959 and re-opened in 1960 only to close in 1986. However, Glenglassaugh was back in production in December 2008 and is now owned by Brown Forman of America.


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