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Overall rating
86.40/100
votes
47
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Vintage
1995
Stated Age
10 years old
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
15 Aug 2007 10:49 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 133,92

11 × in wishlist

47 × member ratings

141 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Longrow 1995

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.40 points

  1. Crann feàrna scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    I find it unbelievable how a maturation of ‘just’ 10 years can produce such a complex whisky. After opening this bottle I immediately bought a second bottle.
    When adding water, the nose improves but the taste goes down. Give the glass a rest for 10 minutes and the taste recovers and improves.
    • Nose
      91 91
      Full. Mineral. Oil paint/putty. Sour apples. Hint of woodfire, sweet grain. Biscuits.
      With water it becomes even fuller, heavier. Complex. Dark, preserved fruit, warm applepie with lots of spices (cinnamon, vanilla, clove, aniseed,...). Hint of mineral.
    • Taste
      90 90
      Soft, sweet and sour arrival. Full-on citrus fruit development. Hot on the pallate. Dry and bitter mouthfeel in the back.
      With water and time the arrival is light and mineral. The development is hot of juicy citrus fruits. The heat is now on the tongue. With a tingle (when you put your tongue to a flat 9V battery), strange sensation.
    • Finish
      89 89
      The finish is long and minerally, warm and gassy.

      It all seems not so inviting and bland but it sure is not the case. It is more my inability to describe the sensory sensations I experience with this whisky.

  2. cfosterk scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Wonderful smoked cereal start. Then get fruity. Coal and oily. Lovely mouth feel. Various lemon sensations. Big peat and smoke. Bloody hell....for the price its so gekkinggood....
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  3. markkuyper scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      84 84

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