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Ledaig 10-year-old

Overall rating
84.08/100
votes
98
Whiskybase ID
WB151469
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2020
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Ex-Bourbon Casks
Strength
46.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 700 ml
Label
2020 Label design
Bottle code
2060909L510:3219340
Barcode
5029704217434
Added on
12 Mar 2020 9:55 pm by GMCBittenfeld
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 47.21

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98 × member ratings

255 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ledaig 10-year-old

23 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.08 points

  1. olegborgol scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    21-21-21.5-21.5 take and drink until it's hot

  2. Danlow scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    With this delicious and inexpensive substance - taking into account the PLV - I actually get 89 points and thus an absolute buy recommendation. I'll buy this bottle again! It exactly matches my taste profile.
    Tasted at the same time with an Ardbeg 10.
    The Ledaig is fruity and fresh. The main notes for me are a lightly sugared grapefruit and a smoked and scorched lemon. Behind it are sweet green grapes. The earthy smoke is very reminiscent of a farm (cowshed). It is not as smoky and spicy as an Ardbeg 10, but it has a great fruit sweetness that our Ardbeg cannot deliver. In the finish, the Ledaig is not as persistent as the Ardbeg, but rather short. In the finish you get a very delicate wood impression over a slight bitterness.
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  3. Kovalyoff scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    One of the best regulars in terms of price / quality ratio. At the same time, it is a rare case when a new release goes better than an old one. 21/22/22/21

  4. Ostap scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Unexpectedly soft, light in aroma. Very good base ten. 100% bar option.
    • Nose
      87 87
      Industrially fruit mix, soft (even tender) peat, rye bread, varnish, citrus, hint of fuel oil, apricot jam, chestnuts, shortbread cookies, raw vegetables (only from the cellar), a note of sauerkraut, sweet ash, vanilla and toffees, raisins, smoke.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Smoky, fruity, with meat, milk toffee.
    • Finish
      88 88
      Smoky, ashy, fruity, long, crunchy, citrus peel (orange and lemon), milk toffee.

  5. just 2thetop scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    The colour of this 10 has changed from straw yellow colour in 2017 to sun-lounged orange in 2021.
    Similarly, the new Tobermory entry level 12 (changed from the old 10) is similarly afflicted.
    It is a shame that Tobermory management has seen this as a necessary move to get enough mainstream attention perhaps.
    Still, a solid core entry level whisky

  6. riegerjonas scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    2021-05-31
    • Nose
      86 86
      Smoky gummy bears, liquorice, peach rings, slightly sour, sweet, a little dirty, vanilla, round, bread-like
    • Taste
      87 87
      intense malty smoke, orange
    • Finish
      86 86
      rather not that long, but pleasant

  7. Squinugie scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      82 82

  8. leeho scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

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

  9. tester1277 scored this whisky 71 points Expert Junior

    Huiuiui is the spicy one!
    • Nose
      Stings in the nose, peat smoke, malty
    • Taste
      very hot, pepper, slightly earthy, smoke
    • Finish
      dry, peppery

  10. JacobaEd scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

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