Date: May 19, 2009
Place: at home
Glen Grant NAS (40%, OB, +/-2008, clear bottle)
N: Very malty, vanilla, citrus fruit, quite sweet.
P: Somewhat new spirit note. robust, yet finished well.
C: 75 points. Quite nice and easy one, especially as a 5yo product. good price as well. 雖然初入口有點年輕感, 但是尾韻相當長, 以價錢來說算是相當划算的單一麥芽.
Glen Grant 10yo (40%, OB, +/-2008, brown green bottle)
N: Somewhat deep in nosing. good fruity note, still very malty. blanced and nice. some baked apple and cinnamon.
P: more thick, still quite robust in style. medium body.
D: get more clear fruity note.
C: 77 points. slightly beter, but not much, more malty sweet. 有較多的果香, 整體來說與基本的無年分款差異不大.
Glen Grant 1992/2008 'Cellar Reserve' (46%, OB)
C: Golden, somewhat green.
N: Thick in style, lot's citrus, some new wood feel. very malty, flower note.
P: Medium light body, medium finish, quite light.
D: Much better, some grassy note
C: 80 points dilute get much better nosing quite elegant one. 稍稍複雜些, 有感覺到一些新木頭的味道, 細緻, 但是尾韻反而變短了.
Glen Grant 33yo 1967/2000 (49%, ArranJapan, Hogshead#2399, 221 bts. For Manoru Tsuchiya (土屋守))
N: Thick, old malt. sherry influence, but in light way. orange, X'mas caske, toffee, candy.
P: Medium body, matured, last long. a very nice old malt. more like old Springbank. lingering.
C: 92 points. reminds you Tsuchiya san. 這就是老酒的魅力, 不由自主的想到土屋守先生, 相當迷人, 這是很棒的選酒, 酒如其人.