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Longmorn 1996 vW

Overall rating
87.70/100
votes
144
Whiskybase ID
WB45635
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
van Wees (vW)
Bottling serie
The Ultimate - Cask Strength
Vintage
01.05.1996
Bottled
11.10.2013
Stated Age
17 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butt
Casknumber
72323
Number of bottles
608
Strength
57.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5021944086122
Added on
29 Oct 2013 1:52 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 239.50

17 × in wishlist

144 × member ratings

169 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Longmorn 1996 vW

25 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.70 points

  1. Donwaldorf scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    It's a Sherry Bomb, you can not go wrong. But it is too crude, too unpleasant ... difficult to make a place against "rivals" of another level type A'bunadh especially on sometimes lower prices.
    • Nose
      We are clearly on Sherry, between A'bunadh and Glendro. It contains plum, some flowers, exotic fruit and even a very slight smoke. We still stay on a whisky marked Sherry, very "vinous" and suffers.
    • Taste
      A powerful attack, aggressive ... it lacks finesse. Then always with this side Sherry Bomb we find the spices, pepper and woody oak. The finish is lighter and oily.
    • Finish
      We are on the wood with the spices that intermingle without really finding their place. Then comes the coffee that stays in the mouth. What Else?

  2. Mark-E scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

  3. Hvdree scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. Donpistoni scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      89 89

  5. OKoster scored this whisky 100 points Expert Senior

    In my opinion casknr. 72323 and 105092 are the best of all Ultimate Longmorns. 

    I love all Longmorn Whiskys from The Ultimate. I myself have 1 to 3 bottles of each cask and there are 8 different barrels. The Cask Strength Longmorn and Tamdhu are so far one of my favorites!
    • Nose
      100 100
    • Taste
      100 100
    • Finish
      100 100

  6. markkuyper scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      90 90

  7. Daan Tje scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  8. Sb17sw scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    I am usually not a huge fan of the Sherry Bombs, but this was a really pleasant surprise.

    Lots of sherry on the nose, but not the sickly sweaty pungent pinch that usually follows the big sherries. I get the christmas feeling and oh joy what a feeling.

    Big ABV but still carries nicely neat. There are raisins, plums, figs, cinnamon and strangely some peaches out there. Round and velvety. Leaves me wanting more.

    Nice full balanced finish.  

  9. rpvdwel scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  10. Maurice_M2 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

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