70cl / 55.1%
Sherry Cask Con. Choice TWE Exclusive
- Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
- Gordon & MacPhail
Our second exclusive release in the shiny, revamped Connoisseurs Choice range from Gordon & MacPhail: a 2004-vintage, sherry-matured, single-cask Glenturret. It's spent its life in a refill sherry hogshead, but don't let the 'refill' part of that fool you – there's more than a bit of sherry influence here. Rich and spicy with stacks of juicy berries and raisins, it's the perfect winter dram.
- Dark Chocolate
Glenturret 2004 Reviews
Tasting notes by Billy Abbott, The Whisky Exchange
Nose: New leather, Eccles cakes and stewed prunes. Buttery pastry disappears under an onslaught of fruit, with baked apples, dates and figs piling on. Candied notes develop – aniseed twists and blackcurrant boiled sweets. Hiding at the back are darker notes of tar and barrel char.
Palate: Rich and thick. Raisins, fresh plums and prunes lead to a pool of cherry and berry jam. The sweetness starts to diminish as dark chocolate and a hint of liquorice roll in. Rich at the back, raisin Jam and charred oak are joined by cinder toffee and a hint of tar.
Finish: Boiled sweets and real Maraschino cherries linger.
Comment: Big and bold, but not all consuming – look behind the sherry cask fruit and there's still Glenturret at the core
7 Customer Reviews
Honestly can’t think of a better whisky for the money!
A gem of a whisky that displays poise and maturity beyond it's age – with a flavor profile much more developed and complex than the typical heavily sherried single malt. For the price, this one is really tough to beat
Beautiful taste – pure joy. A wonderful reminder of a visit to the Glenturret distillery long ago.
Extraordinary. Typical sherry notes on the nose and initial palate lead unexpectedly to a flood of maple syrup and brown sugar, with hints of unsweetened chocolate, orange peel and bitter grape skins as the long, satisfying finish wears on. Not your typical sherried dram and not to be missed.
A great dram. Notes of dark chocolate and candied plum. Very nice finish.
I enjoyed this a lot, would buy at a future time.
On the nose its rum, dry fruits and sultanas. Lots of dates and prunes. Big bold sherry entrance. Full and mouth coating. Sulphury. Medium finish with bittee oakiness. Cinnamon and dark chocolate linger.