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Overall rating
84.23/100
votes
15
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Morrison and MacKay (MMcK)
Bottling serie
Càrn Mòr - Strictly Limited Edition
Vintage
1997
Bottled
2013
Stated Age
16 years old
Casktype
2 Ex-Bourbon Hogsheads
Number of bottles
652
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
17 Jul 2013 8:33 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 79,95

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15 × member ratings

18 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Mortlach 1997 MMcK

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.23 points

  1. whiskyd scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      83 83

  2. hans1971 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

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

  3. stefsel111 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. Daan Tje scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

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

  5. markjedi1 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Fairly simple
    Mortlach, that can act perfectly as an aperitif. Around 55 EUR, which I find to
    be very friendly priced.
    • Nose
      The nose is very
      fresh and quite fruity. Gooseberries, young apples, hints of lime. Pretty
      herbal. Freshly cut grass, floral elements as well. Some marzipan, but in the back. Seville oranges appear after a few
      moments, as does some woodsmoke. Not bad, but not earth shattering either.
    • Taste
      It is quite light
      bodied, but immediately very sweet. Some vanilla, apples, gooseberries and
      marzipan – so a fine continuation of the nose. The woodsmoke is louder, making
      this a pretty spicy whisky. Quite punchy, in fact.
    • Finish
      The finish is medium
      long and sweet.

  6. kulideli scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    Aroma: Apple, vanilla, citrus aromas, fruity, vinous, sweet, a touch of orange marmalade, vinous;

    Taste: vanilla, sweetness, strong wine, apple, oak, caramel, oranges, full, fruity, milk chocolate, traces of smoke, sherry ?;

    Finish: Longer, with vanilla, and licorice, cherries;
    Conclusion: Great, you can have good. The age is noticeable in the softness, PLV ok, an interesting Speysider!

  7. Foamy scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    A tad more alcoholic in the nose as the other Mortlach from Càrn Mòr, but very alike.
    It’s a bit more punchy and sharp as the other one.
    A whiff of smoke gives it a bit more body and finish.
    A very nice and fruity Mortlach, but I liked the 1996 a lot more.

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