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Overall rating
93.66/100
votes
44
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Rare Old
Vintage
1954
Bottled
1998
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
19 Jan 2010 9:27 pm

Average value

€ 1999,99

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Whisky Reviews for Mortlach 1954 GM

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 93.66 points

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 93 points Moderator

    An old sherry whisky that is more on the dry side- though very drinkable
    • Nose
      95 95
      Toffee, caramel, burnt sugar, acacia honey, molasses, wet tobacco, dried fruits, plums, dates, deep sherry wood, spices, nutmeg, cloves, caraway, smoked sausages - excellent!
    • Taste
      93 93
      Little punchy, liquorice, toffee, coffee, little sweetness, spices, pepper, soy sauce, little leafy, sherry wood, meaty, bacon, cigars - great!
    • Finish
      91 91
      Medium long, warm, more cigars

  2. markkerr02 scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    Mortlach 1954/1998; distilled 1954-01-17, bottled 1998-04-29 Color: Amber with clear green tones Fragrance: Large, slightly dusty (dry), ether ?, russin sap and barrels Taste: Dry, fiery, wood tones. Long aftertaste with clear wood tones http://smad.se/provningar/Provning%2052%20Superspecial%202005.html

  3. Ras Mazunga scored this whisky 90 points Super Administrator

    Lacking a bit of power because of the low abv. for the rest a very good meaty Mortlach.

  4. Willie JJ scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    One of those ancient Mortlachs that has become a meat feast. Not the
    best 1954 Mortlach I've had but I'd happily drink it all night (I wish).
    • Nose
      Roast beef and the gravy from the bottom of the roasting tin. Stewed
      prunes, coffee grounds and milk chocolate. A little earthy and redolent
      of a dry cellar.
    • Taste
      Initial prune juice but it quickly dries into a meaty cocktail. Highly
      seasoned dried meat with just a hint of underlying sweetness with cedar
      and camphor.
    • Finish
      Very woody with lots of soft chewy spices.

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