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Overall rating
87.05/100
votes
82
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Cask Strength
Vintage
02.11.2004
Bottled
20.09.2017
Calculated age
12 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Sherry Hogsheads
Casknumber
16600504 + 16600505
Strength
56.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5020613065277
Added on
07 Dec 2017 2:50 pm by McBeck
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 69.90

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Whisky Reviews for Ledaig 2004 GM

13 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.05 points

  1. ctu scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Sweet, not grotesque Ledaig, the 1st fill sherry is hid. Great value for money.
    • Nose
      Pear, apple, camphor, peat, orange peel and salted caramel.
    • Taste
      Powerful, sweet and creamy. Apple, tangerine and orange. Peat and salted caramel. Ginger and mint.
    • Finish
      Long, sweet, spicy.

  2. Murphy scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Price performance ok. I had hoped for something more filthy. Overall, a gratifying bottling.
    • Nose
      Smoke is only pleasantly covered. Including nice dirty citrus and caramel tones. Cowshed on the coast, light tingling in the nose, but pleasant.
    • Taste
      Since the alcohol is very powerful. Creamy structure and tingle on the tongue. Again, citrus, sweet and dry at the same time. Smoke even more discreet than in the nose.
    • Finish
      Aisle and tart. Warming and slightly bitter at the end.

  3. Svenson scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    Whiskyream.de has rated: Ledaig Cask Strength 2004-2017 The peated Tobermory is a marriage of the two First Fill sherry barrels No. 16600504 and 16600505. Full golden in the glass and directly typical Ledaig-smokey (ham) in the nose, without acting too dominant. This is accompanied by the scent of citrus fruits. A few drops of water make the powerful whisky blossom! The smell of pickled dark fruits is reminiscent of a rum pot. Light forest fruits, especially blackberries, are added. The smell of citrus is no longer present. In the background, the smoke accompanies the beautiful, dark aromas all the time. (87) The taste of the whisky remains in a positive sense on the dark side. Dark fruits, cocoa, chocolate, smoke and very round. Imagine a chocolate sauce with high cocoa content and ripe blackberries, garnished with a dash of citrus and harmoniously surrounded by smoke. (89) The finish is long lasting and warming. You can tell the cask strength, but it also remains chocolaty-creamy and smoky-woody-dry. (88.5) Overall rating: 88 points www.whiskydream.de

  4. wurfhamster scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  5. Rony scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

  6. squaadgras scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  7. mer1973 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  8. Nickolaas scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

  9. Sandman scored this whisky 76 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Peat, tobacco, smoked fish, chocolate, nuts, lemon, white grapes, green apple and toffee.
    • Taste
      Turf foil, campfire, tobacco, little chocolate, lemon, apple, hazelnut, smoke, toffee and sea salt.
    • Finish
      Long, turf, campfire, smoke, tobacco, lemon, apple and smoked fish.

  10. JNuyts scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Beautiful cask strength, personally I liked it better with a drop of water for the taste.
    • Nose
      85 85
      dirty earth, citrus, caramel, light and sultry smoke, raisin, apple, banana,
    • Taste
      82 82
      very spicy, citrus, slightly bittersweet notes of the oak barrel, pepper, ginger, licorice, smoky
    • Finish
      83 83
      dry, soft smoky, bitter notes that end in sweet, dried fruit, reasonably long finish

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