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Glen Grant 8 Year Old - 2008 | Cask Strength (G&M)

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We're always very excited to hear news from Gordon & MacPhail that they're releasing a new bottling from their fantastic cask strength series. This single malt Scotch whisky, was distilled in 2008 at the Glen Grant distillery, then left to mature for 8 years in first fill sherry hogsheads 900011 & 900014. Bottled at 56.7% in 2017, great value for this spicy Speysider.

Distillery

Glen Grant

Age

8

Vintage

2008

Region

Speyside

ABV (Strength)

56.7

Bottling Date

2017

Cask Type

1st Fill Sherry Hogsheads

Cask Number

Casks 900011 & 900014

Bottle Size

70cl

Cask Strength

Yes

Series

Cask Strength (G&M)

Style

Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Bottler

Gordon & MacPhail

Country

Scotland

Tasting Notes

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Tasting Notes

Glen Grant 8 Year Old - 2008 | Cask Strength Tasting Notes

Without Water:

Nose: Rich fruit cake aromas mingle with marzipan and festive spices. Brown sugar, stewed fruit, and a touch of liquorice develop.

Palate: Spicy and slightly drying initially. Intense cinnamon and clove flavours are followed by chocolate, orange peel, and summer berries. A menthol finish develops.

With Water

Nose: Sweet aromas with sugared almond, brown sugar, and candied peel. Prune and vanilla notes combine with a touch of cocoa powder.

Palate: Baked apple, vanilla, and a hint of orange zest lead to dark chocolate on the tongue. Cinnamon spice and oak are accompanied by liquorice flavours.

Body: Medium

Finish: Long, spicy with lingering citrus notes.

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