Glen Moray Whisky – 12 Year Old Single Speyside Malt Scotch Whisky

Monday 22nd March 2010 and Nicola is still in Thailand, so that just leaves Jim and Dougie to have a tasting of the Glen Moray Whisky – 12 Year Old Single Speyside Malt Scotch Whisky, which is one of the bottles that we purchased at McTears Auction of rare Whiskies last February.

Glen Moray Distillery sits on the banks of the River Lossie in the city of Elgin, the capital of Speyside, a region rich in Malt Whisky. Glen Moray Single Malt Whisky has been distilled here since 1897.

Glen Moray Distillery
Bruceland Road
IV30 1YE
Telephone: 01343 550 900
Owners. La Martiniquaise

Now it time to taste this little Speyside.

Glen Moray 12 Year Old Single Speyside Malt Scotch Whisky 40% Alc/vol.

Colour…Pale gold with yellow highlights.glen-moray-12-year-old

Jim’s tasting

Nose…Mellow with soft vanilla and a little oakiness.

Taste…Very smooth, with summer fruits, still full with oak and vanilla.

Finish…Shortish finish, full of sweetness and still a little fruit showing in there.

Score…3 corks

Dougie’s tasting

Nose…Slight pear drop with a malty sweetness

Taste…The malty sweetness continues on the tongue with the addition of vanilla and oak spices dancing around, ( requires only a little water )

Finish…Mid length, tingly spices remain a while ending with a glowing sweetness.

Score…3.5 corks

Overall Score…3.5 corks

Well we both loved this wee dram and we also agreed that you might not find much better as an ideal after dinner dram, outside in the summer sunshine.

You will have to go onto the net or your specialist Whisky shop to buy one of these.

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