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Mortlach 1998 IM

Overall rating
82.67/100
votes
17
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Ian Macleod (IM)
Bottling serie
Dun Bheagan
Vintage
08.1998
Bottled
2010
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Hogshead
Casknumber
10188 + 10189
Number of bottles
810
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
13 Feb 2011 9:12 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 59,99

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Whisky Reviews for Mortlach 1998 IM

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.67 points

  1. Gonathras did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Note by Serge Valentin from whiskyfun.com:Mortlach 12 yo 1998/2010 (43%, Dun Bheagan, sherry hogsheads, casks #10188/10189, 810 bottles) Long time no Dun Bheagan! Colour: pale gold. Nose: it’s well a Mortlach, with these leathery, bacony, and mineral notes, but it’s also got walnuts, possibly from the sherry, as well as touches of honey vinegar and brown ale. Mouth: good, easy, lacking a part of the great definition that the Wemyss had, but it’s got these touches of mustard, then dried fruits such as raisins and dates. Sulphur-like hints, oranges, more leather… Good body given the low strength. Finish: medium, with more ginger, leather, and oranges. Comments: we’re closer to the Rare Old. Very similar profiles and overall quality. SGP:451 - 81 points.

  2. croz scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    A nice Mortlach
    • Nose
      Fresh and fruity with apple and orange zest
    • Taste
      Pepper, mint, chocolate, oranges, a lot is happening after a couple of seconds. 
    • Finish
      Short to medium with the typical "meaty" body of a Mortlach

  3. Hvdree scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      82 82

  4. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    N: chocolate, spices - mint, sweet apple, sugar and orange
    T: starting full sherry, dried fruits, spicy, later malty and honey
    F: dry, wood and apples

  5. torf-alk scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      yellow apples, herbs, butter biscuits yellow apple, herbs, shortbread biscuit
    • Taste
      intense with herbs and honey, slightly vanilla various herbs, honey, to smack of vanilla
    • Finish
      long, herbs and light oak, mixed with honey long, herbs and smack of oak, blended with honey

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