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Ledaig 2008 TOF

Overall rating
87.52/100
votes
46
Whiskybase ID
WB127567
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Old Friends (TOF)
Vintage
02.2008
Bottled
10.2018
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Banyuls Wine Barrique
Casknumber
700004/2008
Number of bottles
292
Strength
53.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
13 Mar 2019 6:03 pm by RoyC
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 81.39

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46 × member ratings

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Whisky Reviews for Ledaig 2008 TOF

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.52 points

  1. zapfdaniel scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

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

  2. PuddingmitHaut did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    The wine barrel is noticeable and brings a nice fruitiness. Overall, however, it is too out of round and unbalanced for me.
    • Nose
      The alcohol stings a bit on the first nose, then ripe fruit, red apple, raspberry, some acidity, wine gums, cookie dough, light muff that probably comes from the smoke, but which I don't really notice as such.
    • Taste
      The alcohol is also quite present on the tongue, immediately peppery and spicy, then becomes sweeter and fruity. Apples, red berries, grapes, some toasted malt, caramel. The spiciness always resonates something.
    • Finish
      fruity, spicy, but relatively short.

  3. Axel_87 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      Stinging alcohol, woody, sawdust, fruity fresh sweetness, raspberry / strawberry, malt, no smoke
    • Taste
      Alcohol very present, intense sweet, malty, light smoke, slightly spicy, peppery, hint of cowshed (typical Ledaig), oily, creamy, slightly bitter
    • Finish
      medium to long, spicy, creamy mouthfeel, cowshed with smoke remains, slightly sweet, malty

  4. besar scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

  5. KayMeertens scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Peat, rye bread, caramel and blueberry.
    • Taste
      Peat, blueberry, caramel, coffee candy,cranberry and rye bread.
    • Finish
      Peat, cranberry, blueberry, caramel

  6. LittlePeat scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Tasty nose, maybe a little too vinous. Rather weak on the palate on the chest; no trace of the wine ...
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

  7. Koalafant scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    #675

    07.08.2019 => 90/100

  8. miz scored this whisky 83 points Expert Junior

    Nose: smoke, charcoal, sour, greasy, fermented fruit, wild berry

    Taste: gum, ashes, "dirty", acidic towards the end

    Finish: Medium length, sour, smoked bacon

    Conclusion: Unfortunately, this is not my world.

  9. mer1973 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      85 85

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