Wine tasting note: Glenkinchie 10 year old Lowland Malt

Glenkinchie 10 year old Lowland Malt

25th Aug 1998 GBP24 Lowland Spirit Other

[Tasted Blind]
Bright gold.
Some peat and lots of sweet sherry wood on the nose - wood not yet overwhelming so I would guess quite young.
Sweet and rounded with flavours of oak, nuts and vanilla. Smooth but has retained a bit of fire.
[Guess: Sherried Speyside]
With Game:
I was amazed how well the whisky did.
Too spirity for the Grouse but it made for a rich, smoky combination - certainly a better match than some of the wines.
Excellent with the venison - again a lot of spirit but the flavours combined very nicely and gave a rich finish that lasted for several minutes.
Overwhelmingly spirity and unpleasant with the Wood Pigeon and the Rabbit.
[Grouse 2, Venison 1, Wood Pigeon X, Rabbit X]

Wine Tasting: Wine with Game (WINE Magazine)

 
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