Ledaig 1973 IM

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Ian Macleod (IM)
Bottling serie
Chieftain's Choice
Stated Age
32 years old
Number of bottles
45.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
12 aug 2008 11:01 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 1071.70

29 × in wishlist

59 × member ratings

52 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Ledaig 1973 IM

3 users have left 3 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 91.61 points.

  1. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Spicy, fruity, peaty, lacks a bit of punch

  2. Gregers scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Always nice to taste a little piece of history. Very decent dram with good complexity, but the nose being the weak part.

    Review: https://youtu.be/ByHkZSRjMQY
    • Nose
      86 86
      Light, floral notes and vanilla, good dose of smoke, but still a bit subtle. Very light toffee, dried bananas, fresh green apples, bit of acetone, herbs, and tobacco leaves. Light all around.
    • Taste
      91 91
      Really good mouthfeel, great alcohol level, really fills the mouth. Great balance between powerful peat and muscovado sugar, then a little bit of peppery warmth along with dried herbs. Second chew brings butterscotch and light olive oil, branchy/floral character, fresh cut grass. Third chew brings more spices, a bit more pepper, peppermint, vanilla, honeysuckle. It's now a great combination of juices (pear and light peach), fresh herbs, dried fruits, peppermint, fresh grass and branches, really vigorous for a 32yo whisky. Revisiting 10-15 minutes later, more notes of liquorice as well as medicinal flavours join the party, adding to the complexity.
    • Finish
      89 89
      Sweetness is down to a nice level, juices and pepper still there, it's staying warm, with wooden notes also fading slowly. Starts to become a bit watery on the center of the tongue, but it's still great.

  3. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Leather, rancio and fruit jam stand out in a rather light and melted atmosphere that is reminiscent of cognac. Freshly cut aromatic herbs. Toffee.
    • Taste
      Moderate spices, cooked apples, micro-tip of peat at the end of the mouth. It is very nice but lacks perhaps a little bit of energy.
    • Finish
      A trace of peat on the tongue, sparkling nutmeg, soft and persistent finish.

      Enthusiasm 4/5

      Whisky n ° 2111


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