Ledaig 2008 DeS

Overall rating
90.80/100
votes
7
Whiskybase ID
WB122276
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Detti e Spiriti (DeS)
Vintage
2008
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Ex-Bourbon Hogshead
Casknumber
700027
Number of bottles
273
Strength
60.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Market
Italy Italy
Added on
08 dec 2018 5:06 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 90.00

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7 × member ratings

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Whisky reviews for Ledaig 2008 DeS

5 users have left 5 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 90.80 points.

  1. Trikikki scored this whisky 95 points Newbie

    Excellent selection from the iconic Tobermory distillery. 10 years in bourbon casks make of this single malt scotch whisky an amazing experience at both nose and mouth. Great product.

  2. pasqualgram did not rate this whisky Newbie

    Peaty whisky with a nice bright straw yellow color, very complex and elegant nose where the peaty notes are very evident. Very aggressive in the mouth, especially at the first taste only to be more pleasant later on.
    Finally, after having swallowed, citrus and spice notes return, which bind perfectly with the peaty and brackish ones.
    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      95 95
    • Finish
      94 94

  3. DoubleD scored this whisky 92 points Member Junior

    An incredible selection of Ledaig cask strenght (60.8% Abv) by Detti&Spiriti.

  4. Mane140486 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    An amazing single cask, super drinkable despite the high ABV grade, a very balanced Ledaig full of flavors.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Very marine, algae, brackish hints, evident burnt peat, with hints of ash and soot. Sweet apple, cedar and pepper.
    • Taste
      91 91
      The alcohol is not felt, only slightly in the throat despite the gradation. Very oily, consistent with the nose, but the sweet and fruity part is more evident with a beautiful note of vanilla that comes out. Still apple, vanilla apple pie, but then hints of smoked fish, salt, sea water, and a beautiful note of embers emerge. Very good and balanced despite the young age and the ABV.
    • Finish
      90 90
      Burnt peat, acrid, dirty, very long, then candied citron, vanilla sugar and pepper

  5. enrico1 scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      90 90

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