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Glen Grant 1950, 65 years old, cask 2747

Glen Grant 1950, 65 years old, cask 2747


from Gordon & MacPhail for Wealth Solutions […]

Wealth Solutions continues the tradition, and this year offers another more than half a century old single malt. I had the pleasure to taste the earlier editions: Glenfarclas 1953, 58 years old Karuizawa 1964, 48 years old Glen Grant 1948, 66 years old Each of these single malts deserves very high marks. This time we have whisky distilled, as before, by Glen Grant in 1950, bottled on 14th October 2015, which is exactly after 65 years of maturing, which took place in Gordon & MacPhails warehouses. Presentation of course, fully natural: single cask No. 2747, natural colour, un-chillfiltered and cask strength. Interestingly alcohol level is 59.3% ABV. This means that the cask had to be well hidden from the angels, who drank little from the original 63.5% ABV (angels share). [caption id=attachment_5168 align=alignnone width=801] Glen Grant 1950, 65 years old, cask 2747[/caption] Im very curious about the content, so lets do the tasting. C: amber; N: evidently sweet in different varieties, gingerbread with icing, pine cough syrup, maple syrup, milk chocolate, caramel, toffee, cappuccino, raisins and plums, then I have herbs and spices, cloves, star anise, licorice, mulled wine climates, everything is big and intense, but without the annoying tones of alcohol, after some time, prunes in chocolate, dusty wooden cupboard, leather armchairs and sofas, a touch of smoke - beautiful, further arrive: ripe oranges, tangerines, along with their skins, melon; constantly changing, shows many layers; a drop of water enhances the impressions; T: very intense, rich and versatile, there is the power, whisky perfectly spreads throughout the mouth and stays for long, the taste is slightly warming, it corresponds well to what I feel on the nose, there are various elements of sweetness, from gingerbread and maple syrup by milk chocolate, caramel, toffee and vanilla, I also have a lot of fruits, including ripe plums, mandarins, oranges, I can also...

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Testing / Tasting
(92 points)

  • Karuizawa 1964, 48 years old

    Karuizawa 1964, 48 years old


    Testing / Tasting
    (96 points)

    For Wealth Solutions, Poland

    Karuizawa is one of my favorite distillery. It has appeared on the blog many times before. I also mentioned about Karuizawa 1964 for Wealth Solutions, eg. at this link. I posted there a video about the launch of this single malt, I recommend it as an introduction to this post. [caption id=attachment_4462 align=alignnone width=801] Karuizawa 1964[/caption] Karuizawa 1964 was distilled on 1st August 1964 and bottled on 24th December 2012 roku, with 57,7% ABV. Whisky matured 48 years...

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  • Glen Grant 1948, 66 years old

    Glen Grant 1948, 66 years old


    Testing / Tasting
    (94 points)

    From Gordon & MacPhail for Wealth Solutions

    In May 2014, I had the pleasure to attend a presentation and tasting of third oldest single malt - Glen Grant 1948, 66 years old (I mentioned about it here and here). After that event I got a sample for tasting in the comfort of my home. [caption id=attachment_3645 align=alignnone width=801] Glen Grant 1948 66 years old[/caption] [caption id=attachment_3646 align=alignnone width=801] Glen Grant 1948 66 years old[/caption] Today, my impressions of the meeting with the...

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  • Presentation of Glen Grant 1948, 66 years old

    Presentation of Glen Grant 1948, 66 years old



    from Gordon & MacPhail to Wealth Solutions

    Recently, I mentioned about the next collectible whisky offered by Wealth Solutions SA from Warsaw. To the wider public the name of the distillery was shrouded in mystery. It was only known that it is a single malt, distilled in 1948 and bottled in 2014, ie 66 years old. Now its all clear, it was about Glen Grant from Gordon & MacPhail. Presentation of Glen Grant 1948 was preceded by a tasting of many single malts from Gordon & MacPhail resources, including Port Ellen, Brora,...

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  • What this year from Wealth Solutions?

    What this year from Wealth Solutions?



    Third edition of collectible single malt

    [caption id=attachment_3113 align=alignnone width=801] Wealth Solutions 2014[/caption] Presentations of extremely rare and collectible whiskies has become customary in Wealth Solutionss business. In 2012 they released Glenfarclas 1953, 58 years old, and in 2013 Karuizawa 1964, 48 years old. The big event is gearing up again this year, exactly 13 May 2014. What we will admire? Age: 66 lat. Year: 1948. Bottles: 160. Special guest: Charles MacLean. Distillerys name for now...

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  • Glenfarclas 1953 58 years old

    Glenfarclas 1953 58 years old


    Testing / Tasting
    (93 points)

    The oldest whisky I have ever tasted

    A time ago I wrote about remarkabe event of preparing for Poland 58 years old whisky Glenfarclas (here is a link). This Single malt was distilled in 1953 roku and so far is the oldest from the distillery. There are 400 bottles of unique whisky from one cask. The initiator and organizer of the project is the Wealth Solutions company from Warsaw, who has also brought Karuizawa 1964 to Poland. [caption id=attachment_1687 align=alignnone width=801] Glenfarclas 1953 58 years...

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  • Glenfarclas 1953 and Karuizawa 1964 for Poland

    Glenfarclas 1953 and Karuizawa 1964 for Poland



    Wealth Solutions Company from Warsaw known for interesting investment ideas presented Glenfarclas 1953 and Karuizawa 1964 for Poland

    In 2011 Wealth Solutions Company presented to its clients the oldest single malt whisky expression from Glenfarclas Distillery. 58 years old beauty. It is great event in the Whisky World, not only in Poland. Link to done later separate post on Glenfarclas 1953. Heres the Youtube link to that event. [youtube id=ilghnPpbXGk] Bringing to the Poland the oldest whisky from Glenfarclas did not lulled Wealth Solutions Company and in 2012 Japanese Karuizawa has arrived to Warsaw....

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