Glengoyne 19yr 1998 European Oak Cask 1921 Review | Whiskey Raiders
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Glengoyne 19yr 1998 European Oak Cask 1921

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  • Distiller:

    Glengoyne

  • Bottler:

    Glengoyne

  • ABV:

    56.6%

  • Age:

    19 Years

  • Price:
    $$$$$
  • Intro:

    Distilled in 1998 by Glengoyne, this sherry cask offering was dumped after 19 years of aging in European oak sherry cask #1921 and bottled at cask strength without any coloring or filtering.

  • Nose:

    Jammy and powerful on the nose. Cocoa, toffee, stewed fruits and oak are prominent. Some bite of ethanol.

  • Taste:

    Tart at first on the palate, before the ABV catches up. A bit of heat. Sulfur, cherry cordials, stewed fruits, currants, jam and some pepper. Medium mouth feel, tannins in check.

  • Finish:

    Long finish, dry and jammy. Pepper, tobacco, tannins and cocoa covered cherries is big here.

  • Overall:

    Overall, this is dry for how sherried I expected it but…I’m into it. Excellent juxtaposition here that works well to give this an edge against being too heavily sherried.

  • Score:

    7

  • By t8ke
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