Glen Spey 1995 Connoisseurs Choice 43% 70cl

Glen Spey 1995 Connoisseurs Choice 43% 70cl

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Key Info

Type Single Malt Scotch
Country Other
Region Speyside
Distilleries Glen Spey
Bottler Gordon & Macphail
Vintage 1995
Strength 43%
£40.99

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Description

James Stewart converted his meal mill, Millhaugh into Glen Spey Distillery in 1884 to add to his production of Macallan. Glen Spey is situated across the burn from Glen Rothes, Stewart sparked off an argument into who owned the water

rights. In 1887 a London-based drinks company, W&A Gilbey, bought the distillery, they also bought Strathmill and Knockando Distilleries. Later they acquired Aberdeen based blending company James Catto, from the help of

James Catto they began exporting whisky. In 1962 W&A Gilbeys merged with United Wine Traders Limited to form IDV. In 1970 the distillery was refurbished and extended to house two new stills. By 1997 several more mergers

had occurred and the distillery was owned by UDV, now known as Diageo.

TASTING NOTE

Colour: Light yellow.

WITHOUT WATER

:Nose: Apple skins with a delicate floral edge. Malty notes with a hint of spices and peppercorns.

Palate: Floral, leafy with a drying spiciness. Hints of voilets and pot pourri and a dry, toasted flavour.

WITH WATER

:Nose: Slightly sweeter with fragrant (green leafy) aromas - hints of bracken and gorse. The fruity element develops.

Palate: Spicy with hints of cedar wood, some toasted malt and a hint of plain chocolate.

Body: Light.

Finish: Short, toasted malt.

Cask Type(s): Refill American Hogsheads.

Whisky Style: An easy drinking single malt.

More Info

TASTING NOTE Colour: Light yellow. WITHOUT WATER: Nose: Apple skins with a delicate floral edge. Malty notes with a hint of spices and peppercorns. Palate: Floral, leafy with a drying spiciness. Hints of voilets and pot pourri and a dry, toasted flavour. WITH WATER: Nose: Slightly sweeter with fragrant (green leafy) aromas - hints of bracken and gorse. The fruity element develops. Palate: Spicy with hints of cedar wood, some toasted malt and a hint of plain chocolate. Body: Light.Finish: Short, toasted malt. Cask Type(s): Refill American Hogsheads. Whisky Style: An easy drinking single malt.

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