Glen Scotia / Murray McDavid

Glen Scotia 1991 Benchmark (Murray McDavid) Review

Glen Scotia 1991 Benchmark (Murray McDavid) This dram was part of the Murray McDavid tweet tasting a while back, I unfortunately missed the tasting and have caught up since.

A 1991 vintage cask of Glen Scotia finished for its last year in a burgundy wine cask giving it a deep rich red colour.

This is a damn tasty dram and was not at all what I was expecting, a lot more fruit and sweetness in here than I expected but believe me it's still brilliantly drinkable, if you see this, drink it.

Tasting Notes & Details

Nose

Really rich deep red fruits, plum skins, sweet and tasty, sugar coated beeswax furniture polish, acetone and mr sheen, waxy raisins covered in milk chocolate, marzipan and apricot jam with cherry wood.

Palate

Sweet, oily, deep,rich red fruits again, plum sauce and engine oil, cherry wood and apricots, milk chocolate coated marzipan.

Finish

Sweet, oily, juicy, plummy, tasty as hell.

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: Glen Scotia 1991 Benchmark (Murray McDavid)
Age: 1991 Vintage
ABV: 46.00
Distiller: Glen Scotia
Bottler: Murray McDavid
Type: Single Cask Single Malt
From: Scotland, Campbeltown
Posted: 05/11/2015 by Tom



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