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Glentauchers 1996 cQs

Overall rating
88.53/100
votes
19
Whiskybase ID
WB199853
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
casQueteers (cQs)
Vintage
18.06.1996
Bottled
05.11.2021
Stated Age
25 years old
Casktype
bourbon barrel
Casknumber
3968
Strength
51.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
19 Dec 2021 9:21 pm by gooos
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 140.83

19 × in wishlist

19 × member ratings

109 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glentauchers 1996 cQs

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.53 points

  1. Hvdree scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    i doubted to give a flat 88, but then i added i bit water and gave it some air.. great swimmer, it went right up to 89, it 's getting so much more fruitier
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  2. trompjes scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Just opened the bottle, outside the kicking label. Plenty of tropical fruit, marzipan, white pepper. Now let the bottle breathe for a while and taste it again in a week. But wonderful dram.

  3. Erik1908 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Tasted some great "Tauchers" lately. All nice and fruity; some more robust like that "beast" bottled by the Whiskydudes.
    • Nose
      89 89
      Incredible nose, which as Hvdree correctly put down here, improves with some drops of water. Tropical fruit basket on vanilla.
    • Taste
      87 87
      I had expected to be hit hard by spices, and pepper in specific. But that attack does not come. The taste remains in the area of floral, tropical fruity and vanilla notes.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Medium to long long finish. a slight attempt of peppery notes to step up, but they loose the battle.

      Conclusion: very nice dram but it lacks complexity en depth. But hey, the world is complicated enough so let's enjoy this fruit-basket on alcohol.

  4. stefsel111 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  5. RichardTheGrey scored this whisky 86 points Newbie

    Just collect this bottle. In the beginning, it doesn’t give very pleasant smell, butter, fruity. The palate is very interesting, the floral and peach flavor did make me drool, but the finish lower the score again, bitter. Maybe after leave it for 1month this bottle will be more joyful

  6. Wtrstrnghlt scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

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