Ledaig 2009

Overall rating
89.30/100
votes
29
Whiskybase ID
WB134579
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Hand filled at the distillery
Vintage
2009
Bottled
2019
Calculated age
10 years old
Casktype
Bordeaux Wine Cask
Strength
53.8 % Vol.
Size
200 ml 700 ml
Market
Scotland Scotland
Added on
08 jul 2019 10:08 pm by MrNicedram
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 120.00

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Whisky reviews for Ledaig 2009

8 users have left 8 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 89.30 points.

  1. ThorstenH scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    I find Maniac's description very appropriate.
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  2. LedaigManiac scored this whisky 90 points Member Senior

    This Ledaig, with its young age, shows its full spectrum of notes and is a revelation.
    • Nose
      89 89
      Pickled sultanas, toffee, leather, pepper, dark fruits, tobacco smoke, oak
    • Taste
      91 91
      Pepper, sultanas, dark chocolate, blood orange, salted caramel, tobacco
    • Finish
      90 90
      Long, light notes of the typical cowshed, salted caramel, blood orange, dark chocolate, chewing tobacco.

  3. Fight65 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    This bottling requires some water. The pungent notes in the nose fade away, but the sharp spice aromas remain in the mouth.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Complex with nice, subtle smoke, notes of wood, dried fruit but also red wine tannins.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Slightly pungent, sweet, hot spices, cigar tobacco, towards the end a bit bitter and dry....
    • Finish
      86 86
      Medium length, earthy and woody, dry and a little too much bitter substances (-1 point)

  4. DramRol scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Pines, beer, very small hint of smoke, cranberries
    • Taste
      Dry, dark chocolate and red fruits
    • Finish
      Long and dry

  5. ezioaudit scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  6. Cask1988 did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Ledaig and wine casks seems like to be a match made in heaven. Also this one at a young age has an incredible depth and layered complexity. It is near insanity. Without a doubt the best Ledaig I’ve ever tasted!
    • Nose
      This is a beautiful nose. Initially it has a more islay peat nose I’d say, but right after I said that out loud, an impressive development kicks in! It gives barbecue sauce, roasted Beef, roasted paprika powder, and a great layer of warm red wine notes. Also there is an incredible layer of freshness as well as a layer of Arabic spices. A marvelous, complex nose!
    • Taste
      Creamy and smooth as hell. Warm red grapes and meaty. There is cigar tobacco and arabic spices. It’s sophisticated, well rounded and very, very tasteful! Impressive after just 9-10 years.
    • Finish
      Long, very long! In the finish the real ledaig character finally comes out. A typical earthy character with a , dirt style of peat. There is a nice layer of salty coastal influences. Dunnage warehouses and old wood.

      If only I was able to grab a full bottle....

  7. detachedblue scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Dusty peat, dunnage house, chocolate, a lot of dried fruits, a bit artificial, a bit oaky.
    • Taste
      Raw nuts, dusty, rotten cloth, wine, modern style- peat.
    • Finish
      Long, leathery and chocolaty.

  8. Love street scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

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