Glen Grant 10 Year
Glen Grant // Speyside, Scotland
Some may be surprised to know that Glen Grant is one of the top producing distilleries in all of Scotland. About half of their production is sent to Chivas Regal for blending, but its popularity is slowly rising here in the states. Their tall pot stills do indeed lead to a light whisky. Keep an eye out for older independent bottlings as they have a tendency to age gracefully.
Single MaltDistilled in pot stills from 100% malted barley, produced at one distillery, aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.
"The nose is really all about the grain. It has a fresh beer aroma along with gently toasted grain and a light touch of honey. The taste is much the same with the cereal notes. Perhaps it’s just a little more intense than the nose with some pear fruit and a whisper of smoke. A nice value for a 10 year old malt, this is a great way to start the evening."