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Overall rating
88.63/100
votes
15
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Jean Boyer (JB)
Bottling serie
Best Casks of Scotland
Vintage
1991
Bottled
10.2012
Casktype
First Fill Sherry Casks
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
Link.91 L1209
Added on
12 Oct 2012 6:35 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 95,00

7 × in wishlist

15 × member ratings

27 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Linkwood 1991 JB

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.63 points

  1. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Beautiful presence. Prunes, sulfur. Sherry ultra domineering. In the mouth, we find this with roundness due to age and spices. Imposing final. With a little water, the impression of power is reinforced on the nose, the spices are biting in the mouth. It's very good but a little nag!

    Enthusiasm 3/5

  2. recursiewhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    A very fine example of a well aged Linkwood. The sherry and wood do not overpower the fruity/floral characters of the Linkwood. It’s quite closed at the start and needs some aeration time and warming. A wee drop of water can help you here but be careful as with too much water the palate becomes quite bitter and spicy. The wood spices and the fresh fruity character of this dram is simply mouthwatering.
    All in all a well aged and lush Linkwood
    • Nose
      A rich, full, powerful and complex whisky with aromas of sulphur, lush fruity sherry, floral tones, dried fruits (sultanas, dates, figs, plums, cherries), red apples, pear, berries (gooseberries), strawberry jam, coffee, chocolate, beeswax, licorice root, dried flowers, old books, damp cellar, coconut, marzipan, walnuts, mocha, mahogany, oak, rosewood, treacle, ginger, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, allspice, hint of mint, light tobacco and more creamy oak.
    • Taste
      A rich, full, sweet yet fresh whisky with aromas of lush sweet sherry, sulphur, spearmint, dried fruits (raisins, figs, plums, dates, cherries, hint of apricot), orchard fruits, dried strawberries, honey, treacle, subtle molasses, precious woods (mahogany, rosewood, cedarwood), tannins, orange, lemon zest, candied ginger, butter, subtle leather, sweet tobacco, subtle minneral tones (chalk and flint), backing spices (cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, ginger, allspice) and spicy oak.
    • Finish
      A medium to long, rich, sweet and slightly drying finish with aromas of lush sweet sherry, tannins, dried fruits, orange, honey, chocolate, roasted nuts, jam, backing spices, and toasted oak.

  3. Hvdree scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

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