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Overall rating
87.54/100
votes
40
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Malts of Scotland (MoS)
Vintage
2008
Bottled
2019
Casktype
Sherry Hogshead
Casknumber
MoS 19011
Number of bottles
292
Strength
55.1 % Vol.
Size
50 ml 700 ml
Added on
26 Aug 2019 7:57 pm by OpenBar_PMI
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 82.71

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Whisky Reviews for Ledaig 2008 MoS

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.54 points

  1. MullofKilleyan scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    Class Ledaig
    • Nose
      Directly beautiful smoke, pleasantly maritime and slightly dry, strawy. Great distillery character
    • Taste
      full and wide, herbal aromas, meadow and ingenious peat notes
    • Finish
      long and smoky, beautiful wood notes

  2. Sjaak92 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  3. AnnEm scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Nose: creamy, dirty, herbal, ashy-smoky, shoe polish, rubber, fishing net, fish oil; after 15 minutes it becomes fruity; Honeydew melon, raspberry; I also feel some spiciness, which I would describe as sweet cinnamon; Grapefruit, bitter notes; after an hour in the glass, I have something pasty-grassy-limey, no more smoke.

    Mouth: iodine, herbal peat, ashy. One day old, slightly dried lemon pieces. Somewhat astringent and bitter.

    Finish: ashy, very dry, a woody feel, a strong ashiness remains for a long time.

    In terms of sherry technology, I am most likely to have a Fino association, but I probably wouldn't have come up with sherry at all.

    After 24 hours:
    Nose: more settled, more aromatic, still on the fishy-seay aroma wave, I now perceive sherry a little more clearly, harmonizes beautifully with the other two components. Rancid fish oil. Sparkling fruitiness.

    Mouth: peat, nice tart acidity.

    Finish: tart, herbaceous, sherry; the cold ashes remain.

  4. mema82 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  5. bartekfm scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Perfectly salty, peaty and wilderness curbed by very classy, influential yet not hyperactive sherry cask.
    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      92 92

  6. stefsel111 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  7. Hvdree scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

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