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Mortlach 1978

Overall rating
89.14/100
votes
133
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Rare Malts Selection
Vintage
1978
Bottled
05.1998
Stated Age
20 years old
Strength
62.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5000281014586
Added on
24 May 2008 10:07 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 531,88

35 × in wishlist

133 × member ratings

181 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Mortlach 1978

16 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.14 points

  1. lincolnimp scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    I like this very much, profile wise it is very balanced.
    • Nose
      Fruity on lemon, pineapple & orange with some honey and a little toffee thrown in.

      Barley sugar, warm biscuits/bread and a little peach with cream.
    • Taste
      Quite thick & chewy with menthol hints mixing with the fruit and barley sugar, then starts to get a little dry with a few bitter notes.
    • Finish
      Quite long and gaining power with a zesty fruit finish.

  2. dram-drinker scored this whisky 90 points Moderator

    It's really mouthcoating, no water needed despite the high abv, very drinkable and enjoyable - great!
    • Nose
      89 89
      Lots of green fruits, star fruit, green bananas, green apples, limes, minerals, limestone, honeydew
    • Taste
      91 91
      Oily, creamy, sirupy, good sweetness, fruity, pears, apples, little grapefruits, pepper, little leafy - very good
    • Finish
      90 90
      Long, warm, zesty, a tad bitter in the end

  3. Teresa scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      91 91

  4. Rien scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

  5. JacobaEd scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

  6. stefsel111 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  7. Hvdree scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  8. ctu scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Quite hard, but high quality Mortlach.
    • Nose
      Sherry, citruses, honey, milk caramel, vanilla and grass.
    • Taste
      Powerful. Fruits, honey, citruses. Fresh mint. Spicy oak.
    • Finish
      Long, citrusy, spicy.

  9. lincolnimp scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    I do not think water is needed on this one.
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      91 91

  10. Landryn scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      88 88

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