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Overall rating
92.92/100
votes
14
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Original Collection
Vintage
01.1962
Bottled
02.1994
Stated Age
32 years old
Casktype
Oak Cask
Strength
42.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
25 Feb 2012 10:31 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 1149,99

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Whisky Reviews for Mortlach 1962 CA

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 92.92 points

  1. alex..w..fan did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Note by Serge Valentin from whiskyfun.com:

    Mortlach 32 yo 1962/1994 (42.8%, Cadenhead, Original Collection) As usual with Cadenhead, we’re extremely happy to learn that it was an ‘oak cask’. You never know, could have been sequoia or baobab. Not to mention chestnut of course (not joking here). Colour: gold. Nose: there’s some magic in these old whiskies, magic that’s not easily found in the newer bottlings if you ask me. Magic, in my book, means that you first get a ‘whole’ picture, not just a collection of aromas. And magic goes on when the spirit unfolds and keeps changing for a long time. As I already wrote on numerous occasions, a movie-malt vs a picture-malt. In this case, I’d quote an evolving resinous side (almonds, pinesap, chartreuse, pitch, motor oil) and many soft spices and essential oils such as pine again, benzoin, almond oil… Also wax polish, old wine, rancio for sure, Japanese seaweed, crushed nuts (or halva)… Really, it’s a movie, it’s not easy to describe. Mouth: all right, it’s a little drying and too oaky. Okay, done that, but then, there are lovely notes of citrons, cough syrup (it’s certainly quite medicinal), old liqueurs, drops of the tar liqueurs we had the other day (remember?), then cinnamon, mint lozenges, liquorice, bergamots (earl grey tea), a little lemongrass, a touch of metal, a mushroomy side, some cocoa powder… But really, it’s a global feeling, not just a collection of descriptors. Finish: short and drying, not this baby’s best side, definitely. Comments: imperfect – thus no 90-material – but this old baby tells you many stories. Moving, in several senses of the word. SGP:372 - 89 points.

  2. Derekyu928 scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    【First】: Slightly dark reddish amber flavor Sugar Konpei sugar dish 3 lightly burnt wheat tomato sourness richness Alcoholic feeling every time time Milk black tea 【Middle】: Coated tongue Assam tea Straight tea With time Sour acetic acid is rich in water to support the sense of wheat 【Finish】: Finish finish clears up little irritation, but black pepper nose firmly goes out Chelsea milk tea candy starch remaining in the throat and acetic acid burned wheat gigantic grape juice http://www.whiskylink.com/?p=11819

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