CATEGORY: Single Malt.
DISTILLERY: Glen Grant.
BOTTLER: Gordon & MacPhail (GM).
BOTTLING SERIE: Cask Strength.
STATED AGE: 08 years old.
CASKTYPE: First Fill Sherry Hogsheads.
CASKNUMBER: 900011 & 900014
STRENGTH: 56.7 % Vol.
SIZE: 700 ml.
NOSE WITHOUT WATER: Rich fruitcake aromas mingle with marzipan and festive spices. Brown sugar, stewed fruit, and a touch of liquorice develop.
PALATE WITHOUT WATER Spicy and slightly drying initially. Intense cinnamon and clove flavours are followed by chocolate, orange peel, and summer berries. A menthol finish develops.
NOSE WITH WATER: Sweet aromas with sugared almond, brown sugar, and candied peel. Prune and vanilla notes combine with a touch of cocoa powder.
PALATE WITH WATER: Baked apple, vanilla, and a hint of orange zest lead to dark chocolate on the tongue. Cinnamon spice and oak are accompanied by liquorice flavours.
FINISH: Long, spicy with lingering citrus notes.