“This is the taste of distilling slower than anyone else in Scotland, of barley we dry by air – never peat – and of oak casks we select by hand. Just as we have always done.”
– Glengoyne distillery
40% abv, €25, single malt, non-chill filtered, natural colour
Nose: sweet, thick/heavy, vanilla, marshmallows, hay, barn, earth, mushrooms, musty, fruit, apples, nuts, almonds
Palate: hot, spicy, white pepper, sweet, honey, maple-syrup, marshmallows, fruit, apples, inside of a banana-peel, nuts, hazelnuts, chestnuts
Finish: medium long, warm, slight dry, mulled wine, citrus, orange peel, fruit, bananas
Conclusion: an okay dram. Nothing special, but that is to be expected from a 10yo in this price range.