Mortlach 2003 vW

Overall rating
84.00/100
votes
17
Whiskybase ID
WB52122
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
van Wees (vW)
Bottling serie
The Ultimate
Vintage
09.06.2003
Bottled
10.01.2014
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Barrel
Casknumber
800218
Number of bottles
315
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5021944086801
Added on
11 feb 2014 3:58 pm by Mel
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 35.98

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Whisky reviews for Mortlach 2003 vW

9 users have left 9 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 84.00 points.

  1. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Compared with Mortlach 1991 AD #5947 and Mortlach 1987 AD #3103
    • Nose
      Fresh with citrus, malty and honey. Some smoke, some liquorice, spices - cinnamon. Baked banana, ginger bread and apple. 

      Great bourbon nose!
    • Taste
      Citrus - lemon, grains, honey, caramel and roasted barley. Bitter fruits, raw alcohol and a touch of smoke - wood smoke?
    • Finish
      Medium drying with cake baking mix and spices. Fruity - bitter fruits, lemon, honey, pine resin and some raisins - boerenjongens.

  2. Xstream scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    Nose: Vanilla, cream, ginger, banana, pear, apple, orange, some sweet spices. Whiff of sea salt and salmiak. 

    Mouth: quite salty, salmiak, oily, cream, spices, ginger.

    Finish: Salty and quite spicy, white pepper. Turns more bitter, like bitter grapefruit, marmelade with banana skin. 

    Comment: Sort of interesting profile, but it doesn't wow me. But not bad considering the price.
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      76 76

  3. KayMeertens scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Blind tasting of a sample.
    • Nose
      A very strong bourbon influence. Vanilla, apple juice, caramel, grapefruit, lemon, orange and an oaky spiciness. Eventually sweeter with peach.
    • Taste
      Caramel, vanilla, almond, grapefruit, citrus and a little malt. Soft and creamy but also a tang of pepper.
    • Finish
      Caramel, lime, hazelnut, vanilla, grapefruit and a little malt.

  4. gerrit de guru scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    A nice bourbony nose.
    Compared to 10 yo distillery releases out there (from whatever distiller), this is golden. Such a good deal.

  5. Maurice_M2 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      80 80

  6. Hvdree scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  7. ThS scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    A whisky rather ordinary, with, for lack, to be quite pungent nose and mouth, which is not nothing.
    • Nose
      Alcohol is present on the nose despite the 46%. Banana, hint of vanilla.
    • Taste
      Sweet. Vanilla banana with spices that bite.
    • Finish
      Fading quickly to give way to a low malty vanilla note.

  8. Heritage-of-Hugo scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    Nice bourbon cask whisky. Decent price.
    • Nose
      Sweet apple, honey, tropical fruit. Hint of vanilla.
    • Taste
      Apple and Pineapple. Fresh! Tiny bit spices and bitter.
    • Finish
      Medium long, with (again) apple, nice.

  9. mister glenfarclas scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Disappointing nose, decent taste and finish. Not bad at all, but a little boring for me. Still a good bourbon cask whisky.
    • Nose
      Flimsy nose. There is hardly anything that could counter the alcohol. And we are only talking about 46%vol. With a lot of good will I could find a hint of vanilla and some fresh fruits. 
    • Taste
      Soft start, real smooth. Very sweet now. Strong caramel and honey. Very gentle. A touch of spiciness now, but not that much.
    • Finish
      Decent finish. Sweetness lingering on, not dry at all. Malty.

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