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Overall rating
87.09/100
votes
29
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Signatory Vintage (SV)
Bottling serie
Cask Strength Collection
Vintage
13.03.2008
Bottled
15.05.2019
Stated Age
11 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Bourbon Barrels
Casknumber
800082 + 800083
Number of bottles
475
Strength
57.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
02 Jul 2019 7:29 am by maltaholic
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Average value

€ 79.93

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Whisky Reviews for Mortlach 2008 SV

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.09 points

  1. rottendon scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Not that bad at all, even if I personally would like it a little less sour. Nevertheless, it is overall round, if very lively.

    Notes from a blind tasting.

    Oh, I wouldn't have thought of a Mortlach.
    • Nose
      84 84
      Yellow fruit, cereals and a hint of vanilla right after pouring. Very dense after a while, roasted, caramelized nuts and calvados. The alcohol pricks something in the nose. When warmed up, it looks significantly more acidic and a little bit vinous. Now and then a splash of raspberry juice.
    • Taste
      83 83
      Also in the mouth initially yellow fruit, before the alcohol strikes and with its stinging initially kills all impressions. When the burn subsides, liquorice, apples and a little caramel. In the second sip, a clear bitterness under the predominant acidity is noticeable. As expected, it now burns significantly less.
    • Finish
      83 83
      The finish is short to medium long, with the liquorice lingering and gradually giving way to a slight sweetness. with the second sip, the acidity and bitterness remain much more concise and longer on the palate.

  2. erwinnlim scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Value (£55) : 7/10
    • Nose
      Very spirit forward with malt and fresh fruits, apples, poached pears and a touch of banana initially. Some stone fruits like apricot and vanilla-like caramel sweetness. Solventy prickle and cooling mint. Improves with time in the glass. Some savoury spices as well, basil and cumin. With water the banana note is heavily accented.
    • Taste
      Creamy mouthfeel. Candy sweetness and more of this baked apple notes rise to the forefront. More of those fruity flavours. Peppery spice and more savoury spices appear. In my opinion the alcohol is just a little too overpowering on the palate neat. However adding water and giving this dram time significantly improves it.
    • Finish
      Lingering sweetness, medium length, more spices here (cinnamon) Spearmint returns after some time.

  3. peatbogger scored this whisky 89 points Specialist

    A nice dram served by kfhakan.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Juicy, zesty, apples and custard sweetness.
      Creme brûlée with a mint leaf on top.
      Alc very well integrated.
    • Taste
      89 89
      Bold, sweet and zesty.
      Lots of apples here as well.
      Spicy, with alc more noticable than on the nose.
    • Finish
      90 90
      Dry apple cider.
      This is long, spicy and warming.

  4. birkzehn scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

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

  5. volker40sw scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Tasted on 03-06-2020 at Whisky n More.
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  6. hans1971 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

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