Glencadam 10 Years Old

Highland single malt scotch whisky

46% ABV, £30 for 70cl

Score: 82/100

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What they say:

Glencadam Distillery opened in 1825 and since then little has changed.

Multi-award winning Glencadam Highland Single Scotch Malt Whisky Aged 10 Years is a fine example of centuries of craftsmanship and tradition. “The rather delicate” malt with a beautifully balanced, pure flavour.

Awards and Reviews

Jim Murray is recognised internationally as the leading commentator on the world’s whiskies and Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible, published yearly, is the world’s biggest selling whisky book.

Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2014 score:  94.5

  • Silver, Asian Spirits Masters – 2013
  • Silver, Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Competition – 2013
  • Silver (With Outstanding), International Wine & Spirits Competition – 2012
  • Silver Medal, International Spirits Challenge – 2010
  • Silver Medal, International Wine & Spirits Competition – 2010
  • Best Highland Single Malt, World Whiskies Awards – 2009
  • Gold Medal, Internationaler Spirituosen Wettbewerb – 2009
  • Silver Medal, The International Wine & Spirits Competition – 2009
  • Bronze Medal, International Spirits Challenge – 2009

Colour Golden orange

Nose Spice and vanilla with elegant sweetness

Palate Floral and spicy with sophisticated mix of vanilla and Sherry sweetness

Finish Gentle pepper and spice

What I say:

Our first dram of the WOLS 13/14 session tour of the regions was the Glencadam 10 year old from the Highland region

Colour:

Full gold

Nose:

This is light floral and sweet on the nose

Taste:

Rather plain and simple ‘whisky’ taste [delicate], vanilla, sweet honey and cereal barley

Finish:

Short