Nose: Delicate, but entirely pleasant. All on bakery with yeasty bread, oven-backed biscuits and buttery flan bases. Malt loaf and cocoa nibs sit with water crackers, whilst waxed jackets and olive oil provide a hint of come textural elements. The addition of water expresses fresh cotton laundry, cinnamon spicing and a punnet of red berries.
Taste: A spicy arrival – cinnamon, pepper and chilli – potent, but tempered by natural sweetness from shortbread and chocolate. The mid-palate reveals malty bread, toast and bun, before the back-palate delivers further sweetness with berries (raspberry, cranberry) and spiced plums alongside a handful of mint leaves. The addition of water adds soft cookie dough as well as further spicing from cinnamon and anise.
Finish: Medium, with a fading doughiness, and steeped tea-like wood tannins.
A potently spiced, and generally commendable Glen Grant. A bit overly wooded in the finish, but the rest of the experience is well-balanced, nuanced and altogether rather tasty. Spicy & Sweet – does what it says on the tin.
But don't take our word for it..
We don't have any links to other reviews for this bottle. Let us know if you have one. Click here
Thank you for adding your link. We will review your link within 48 hours.