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Ledaig 1972 GM

Overall rating
88.29/100
votes
16
Whiskybase ID
WB52143
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Connoisseurs Choice
Vintage
1972
Stated Age
14 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Label
Brown Label
Added on
12 Feb 2014 7:08 pm by JRM

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Whisky Reviews for Ledaig 1972 GM

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.29 points

  1. lincolnimp scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Compared to the 10 year 17715 this 14 year has more going on, more bite if you like on the nose.
    The peat is more pronounced which follows through to the palate but this is not as sweet as the 10 year, but close, this has more spice, more pepper and is heavier with nice long soothing finish which is the best part.
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  2. Pauci scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Everything you would expect from a Ledaig 1972 cannot be found here. Nice low-key smoke. Even with air, the nose does not develop. Maybe some green aromas are added.
    The taste then continues like the nose. The dram looks good and slack. Everything very round. For me, it's just too round and soft. The 40% are simply not enough here. Departure not available.

    A Brown Label that unfortunately disappoints.

  3. Suevia scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    tasted from a 2cl sample from a recently opened bottle.
    Given the pedigree these 1972 Ledaig carry, this is a rather disappointing dram.
    The low strength doesn't support the nice old-school, "industrial" flavours with machine oils, waxyness and no fruits to be found anywhere.

    Might be the result of a dead bottle...
    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      84 84

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