The Whisky Tasting Club

Glen Grant 170th Anniversary Limited Edition

This limited edition release will be available  worldwide in August 2010  at the recommended price of 100 Euros. Its bottled at 46% ABV. The label says  “unique selection of the finest vintages. Sweet rasin bouquet, richly fruited palate with hints of peat smoke. Intense long lingering finished”

Nose: Crisp and fresh with trademark clean barley and a squidgy prune and caramel note, some toffee and swwweewt lemon and citrus fruits.

Palate: Intense, with razor sharp grain cutting through green apples, some lemon, blood orange and banana skin. Sharp but pleasant spicy and earthy finale

Finish: Lengthy, with hints of peat among the fruit and grain, and the odd rich orange and berry note

Conclusion: This is made up of casks from the 70s, 80s and 90s and is proof positive that Glen Grant ages very well and can be  a refreshing, uncluttered and pure malt of the highest order.

It will be sold in a premium gift pack, across Europe, Taiwan, Travel Retail markets and the Glen Grant Distillery visitor centre in Rothes, Scotland, in a 70 cl bottle.

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