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Longmorn 1996 vW

Overall rating
87.83/100
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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 1:30 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 269,00

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Whisky Reviews for Longmorn 1996 vW

22 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.83 points

  1. 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

  2. markkuyper scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

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

  3. Daan Tje scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

  4. 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?

  5. Sb17sw scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    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.  

  6. rpvdwel scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

  7. Maurice_casqueteer scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

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

  8. molar3rd scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Nose: we’re in big sherry land here. Colour reveals it but the nose is screaming : first fill. Sherry. Getting sulphur too, spice and a certain caramel feeling old school caramel candy.

    Palate: boom! That’s some huge sherry here. abv. 55% and up if I’m not mistaken. Lots of sugar , rum soaked cherries , sultanas. Again sulphur and big XMAS cake feeling. Pepper and clove. Love that.

    Finish: Dried fruit with bitter notes of espresso and wood. Cherries. And cigar leaves.

    http://whiskyisrael.co.il/2014/12/07/blind-tasting-competition-btc-2014-day-1longmorn-17-yo-1996-van-wees/

     

  9. Ducemm scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

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

  10. turfsmurf scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    Based on a blind sample. Great finish, but nose and taste are a bit too hearty for my tastes. Still a solid sherried whisky.
    • Nose
      At first a bit gluey and sulphury. The hearty smells subside after a while and the sulphury smell, while still present in the background, is balanced out by whiffs of blackcurrant, caramel and dried orange peel.
    • Taste
      Sweet, very oily and intense, but a bit sharp initially. Sherry obviously. Spices like cinnamon and cloves.
    • Finish
      The spices last in a long and subtle and very tasty finish with a hint of licorice.

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