Glengoyne 30 Year
Glengoyne 30 Year Single Malt Scotch at Third Base Market & Spirits
At Third Base Market & Spirits, we are honored to showcase a monumental expression of the mastery of Scotch whisky-making: Glengoyne 30 Year Single Malt Scotch. This limited-edition offering, meticulously crafted and aged for three decades, presents a sublime representation of Scotland's Highland region.
- Name: Glengoyne 30 Year Single Malt Scotch
- Type: Single Malt Scotch Whisky
- Age: 30 Years
- Region: Highlands, Scotland
- Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 46.8%
Tasting Notes and Technical Description:
In the glass, the whisky presents a deep, mahogany hue. Its age is apparent from the rich color saturation, achieved without the use of artificial colorants—an authentic representation of its extensive maturation period. A swirl of the glass leaves lingering "legs," indicating both its age and oily, full-bodied texture.
The olfactory profile is a study in complexity and refinement. Initial aromas of ripe dark fruits like black cherry and fig meld seamlessly with nuances of aged leather, oak, and a whisper of tobacco. A deeper inhalation reveals layers of caramel, dark chocolate, and a hint of antique furniture—a sensory journey through a well-aged library.
Upon the first sip, the palate is greeted with an enveloping richness, a grand tapestry of flavors that have melded and matured over 30 long years. Forward notes of dried fruits—especially dates and raisins—are beautifully balanced by a symphony of spices: clove, nutmeg, and a touch of cinnamon. The spice profile is tempered by a velvety underlay of cacao and vanilla, providing a creamy mouthfeel.
The finish is extraordinarily long, allowing each intricate note the time to display its full expression. Oak tannins and a lingering spiciness stay on the palate, mellowing into a sublime afterglow of toffee and a hint of espresso. A faint wisp of smoky peat, a rarity for Glengoyne, concludes the experience, leaving an indelible impression.
This Glengoyne 30 Year Single Malt is a monumental achievement in whisky-making, worthy of the most discerning palate. It's an exploration of time, a narrative expressed through the medium of oak and barley. At Third Base Market & Spirits, we proudly offer you this rare opportunity to experience a Scotch that so magnificently captures the essence of its Highlands heritage. A veritable triumph of the distiller's art.