21 May 2011
Glen Elgin 1975 (Whisky-Fässle)
Tasting notes by Ruben Luyten - Posted in Glen Elgin
All the Glen Elgin 1975 I’ve had before were good, some even excellent.
In case you want to compare, check these similar releases.
Glen Elgin 35 yo 1975
(46,1%, Whisky-Fässle 2010, bourbon cask)
Nose: fruity in an “unripe” way, with a certain dryness to it. Fresh citrus, apricots and lime with soft waxy notes. A little leather. Some mineral notes as well. Delicate vanilla. Hints of mint and heather. After a while, it becomes quite aromatic and floral. White flowers, jasmin maybe? Mouth: fresh, citrusy and rather dry with a nice oaky touch. Pear, orange, passion fruits. Delicate ginger and herbal notes. Some liquorice towards the end. Finish: medium length, with oranges and citrus tea.
Quite similar to the 1975 bottled by Whisky Agency, which is not a bad reference of course. Around € 160. Available from Whisky-Fässle in Germany.