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Overall rating
85.97/100
votes
35
Whiskybase ID
WB167889
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Morrison Scotch Whisky Distillers (MSWD)
Bottling serie
Càrn Mòr Strictly Limited Edition
Vintage
2009
Bottled
2020
Stated Age
11 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Bourbon Barrels
Number of bottles
830
Strength
47.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5060109227499
Added on
21 Oct 2020 11:49 am by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 64.86

3 × in wishlist

35 × member ratings

54 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Longmorn 2009 MSWD

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.97 points

  1. man2392 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Tasted as part of a Carn Mor relaunch vtasting with
    Niel Hendriksz and the Southport Whisky Club.

    Nose: vanilla, lemon ice, sandalwood, cut hay, fresh cut pears.
    Palate: golden syrup and barley sugars.
    Finish: peppery on the tongue followed by a juice explosion, like biting into a filled sweet. Peaches and cream and tropical fruit pavlova.

    With water

    Nose: more aromatic, Szechuan peppercorns, candy cigarettes and white grapes.
    Palate: bergamot, it's both oilier and spicier with water- not as balanced as before.
    Finish: chalky notes and almond dragees.

    Highly recommended, although to be fair the whole range is.

  2. Mortar1703 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    https://whiskylovingpianist.wordpress.com/2021/01/22/s-w-a-g-carn-mor-strictly-limited/

    Owned by Pernod, the majority of Longmorn goes into Chivas blends. This small batch release comes from three vatted first-fill bourbon casks.

    N: So very ‘SMWS’. As well as being spirit-firm, we’ve also firm first-fill cask action, there being a synergy/good marriage between all three casks. With emerging sugars, honeys and vanillas, it becomes more and more fruity & floral as it opens up.

    T: Same as the nose, there’s that first-fill resinousness, but again, the spirit is allowed some say. With an oily mouthfeel comes a light fruitiness, light maltiness,… Overall, it’s well balanced, considering the things.

    F: Resin-y, a touch peppery and green, ‘in a good way’.

    C: A great start to proceedings, a very clean first-fill bourbon-matured expression of Longmorn, a whisky perhaps more often regarded as a sherried/bourbon-matured affair. Very decently priced too, at £45.

  4. Vis2020 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      80 80

  5. Whiskylifestyle scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Quite fruity, with a hint of pineapple juice, red apples and mandarins. Followed by vanilla. And then I get a sour note from gooseberries mixed with unripe pears. Later also lemons.
    • Taste
      A bit of an oily mouthfeel. Vanilla. A hint of caramel fudge and some white chocolate. Kiwi and pears. Oranges. And then a slightly bitter edge from pink grapefruit
    • Finish
      Mid-long with mostly kiwi and pink grapefruit.

  6. Fight65 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

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