Overall rating
Single Malt
Feinkost Reifferscheid (FR)
Bottling serie
Romantic Rhine Collection
Stated Age
17 years old
Sherry Octave
Number of bottles
56.6 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
21 May 2011 9:10 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 69,95

2 × in wishlist

7 × member ratings

4 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Mortlach 1993 FR

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.00 points

  1. Gonathras did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Note by Serge Valentin from whiskyfun.com:

    Mortlach 1993/2011 (56.6%, Reifferscheid, Romantic Rhine Collection, sherry octave, cask #796872)  Colour: straw. Nose: another ‘natural’ one, but it’s got more mineral and waxy notes than the ‘The Whisky Cask’. So, in a sense, this is more ‘Mortlach’. I’m glad that the octave (not a fan, usually) did not impart too many oaky tones. Green apples and paraffin, soot, cut grass. With water: no, there is some dry oak, but since the spirit’s fairly big, that won’t matter much. Mouth (neat): a sharp lemony one, very grassy, with many herbs. This is almost Unicum ;-). Like that. With water: water brings more oak out, as well as earthy notes and a little salt. Not sure the salt comes from the wee cask. Finish: rather long, on green fruits and herbs. Rhubarb, lime, and green pepper, if you like. Comments: really, I’m not a fan of these octaves, but this one didn’t fail. Bah, as long as they’re not using oak chips…SGP:571 - 81 points.

  2. Wild Thing scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. Wild Thing scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    When I saw the Fl. opened and drank the first glass, I was not very enthusiastic. The alcohol note was too strong ... Now the Fl. half empty and I think it's pretty good by now. I think the whisky needs a lot of air and time. Maybe he tolerates some water, but I have not tried that, I'm thirsty and not dirty ... :-)
    • Nose
      The first smell was the alcohol note very present, and I thought directly the alcohol is but badly involved ... But after 20-30 min. Tobacco and leather appear in the glass and mix with vanilla, honey and dark fruits.
    • Taste
      What a stronger, spicy one starts! That's nothing for the delicate minded. Fruity with chocolate, crisp oak, leather and spices.
    • Finish
      Long, fruity and sweet with oak.


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