see a beautiful lady in a red dress slowly dancing in the middle of the floor. That
is this Longmorn 1969. Passionate, curves and just beyond your reach.
Wonderful. Without a doubt one of the best Longmorn I have tasted.
The nose is round and deep, if you take my meaning. Old leather,
furniture polish, honey and a hint of smoke are upholstered with wonderfully
fruity notes of plums, mirabelles, apricots, pineapple and juicy melon. Thyme
and mint give it an extra dimension. I think I even get some dried grass and
nuts. The scents come and go, side by side, in perfect harmony. What a
On the palate, it does not disappoint either. After the first initial alcohol
burn (high ABV), a complete basket with exotic fruits explodes: passion fruit,
melon, papaya, blood oranges, peach and lychee. Oh, my! The spices give it
quite a kick and the oak at last lets itself be known. But thanks to the juicy
fruit, it is only slightly drying.
In the long, spicy finish, I get roasted nuts and wood, but the fruit
lasts the longest.