Whisky Review – Glengoyne 12 (SMWS 123.8 – In the Spanish Mountains)

Glengoyne 12 (SMWS 123.8 – In the Spanish Mountains) [Link to SMWS]

Region: Highland
ABV: 59.2%
E150: No
Chill-filtered: No
Cask Type: Refill port pipe


Colour: Amber

Nose: Raisin, cherry, honey, berry syrup, baking spice, dried grass, vanilla custard, mint, clove

Palate: Raisin, caramel, malt, dried plum, ginger, spice, toffee, chocolate

Finish: Medium+ finish, baking spice, pepper, apple, menthol

Score: 86/100

A fully port pipe matured Glengoyne? Sign me up! A very sweet, syrupy nose, wonderful complexity. The palate is similar to the nose, with the more spice and chocolate notes. This whisky is rather tasty for a refill cask, perhaps 2nd fill? If you enjoy port this is a must-try.

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