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Mortlach 21-year-old CA

Overall rating
83.48/100
votes
27
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Duthies
Bottled
2010
Stated Age
21 years old
Casktype
Sherrywood
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
05 Feb 2010 10:16 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 69,95

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Whisky Reviews for Mortlach 21-year-old CA

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.48 points

  1. hans1971 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  2. André scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    after drinking several times it is still a special drink. And the more often I drink it, the more fresh fruit I discover and the more I wonder where it should have been for 21 years in a sherry cask.
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. André scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    a very fresh fine Mortlach, but you can not taste the 21 years. and in itself it is rather light, both in terms of color and perception.

  4. Gonathras did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Note by Serge Valentin from whiskyfun.com:

    Mortlach 21 yo (46%, Duthies, sherry wood, +/-2010) From Cadenhead’s now discontinued Duthies range. A big name amongst hardcore whisky enthusiasts, but there, there are thirty-seven of us. Okay, one hundred. Two hundreds? Colour: gold. Nose: very Mortlach-sulphury. Plenty of plasticine, sour dough, cooked cabbage, public pool, damp peat (not burned – yes that smells of something), and fresh baguette. You see what I mean. Mouth: forget about sulphur! This is definitely no nosing whisky, but on the palate, it does deliver. It delivers grapefruits, linseed oil, lemon juice, a pinch of salt, plasticine, grape pip oil… And all that. The strength is perfect, drop the pipettes, this is a new life! (S., eh?) Finish: rather long and, dare I say, fairly Springbanky. Duthie/Cadenhead, may we see your bond book? The aftertaste is curiously fizzy. Schweppes-Lemon. Comments: a cruel dilemma, as Frank Zappa used to say when in front of a Stratocaster. Some charming flaws… SGP:462 - 84 points.

  5. Falnor scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      76 76
    • Finish
      78 78

  6. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    N: grapefruits, fudge, cinnamon, spices and honey
    T: spicy/herbs - cinnamon, chocolate, apple pie and some tannins 
    F: winey, grains and orange

  7. Willie JJ scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Sulphury but it doesn't detract from what is a splendid whisky.
    • Nose
      Huge lemon, pastry, butter and some sulphur that makes it meatier than usual.
    • Taste
      Delightful, soft, buttery and lovely.
    • Finish
      Long, smooth and wonderful.

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