Overall rating
Single Malt
Cooper's Choice (CC)
Bottling serie
The Secret Islay
Sherry Hogshead
Number of bottles
51.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
30 Mar 2014 5:50 pm by very_bad_day
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 145,00

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45 × member ratings

47 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Laggan Mill 2005 CC

11 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.65 points

  1. Beaty-Tang scored this whisky 87 points Member Junior

    Nice mix of medical notes, campfire smoke and strong sherry. Too bad that such sherry-dominated smoky whiskys are no more common on Islay Island.
    You can already feel a little bit of youth and the sherry keg expresses tremendously, so youth and keg fight a bit against each other. That makes him huge, but a little unbalanced. All in all, this is fireworks and anything but boring. A great experience!

  2. KayMeertens scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
      Peat, blueberry, cranberry, brown sugar, raspberry, smoked mackerel and nutmeg.
    • Taste
      88 88
      Cranberry, peat, mocha, raspberry and Printen. More herbal with water.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Peat, caramel, blueberry, cherry, smoked ham and Bastogne cookie.

  3. EarlMobile scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    Delicious Lagavulin, with plenty of sherry and accordingly fruity and oily. Good mixture of smoke / Brennereicharakter and the Sherry keg. Unfortunately not very profound and complex, which is why I can not give a higher rating.

  4. JacobaEd scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

  5. Rom did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Smoked salmon nose, dried fruits. Greasy mouth, peat, vanilla, greedy until the end of mouth a bit bitter. Powerful. Short final. Too expensive for what it is.

  6. Hvdree scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      89 89

  7. Ikkakumon scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Very nice, very greedy.
    • Nose
      Light peat, fruits caramel (apples, oranges), some spices.

      With water: a little wood spring.
    • Taste
      Very greedy, peat, sherry, butterscotch, spices.

      With water: Fruits are more dominant.
    • Finish
      Relatively short, spices and pepper, a little dried fruit.

  8. Ivynor scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    I really like this type of profile. We can deplore the lack of complexity and especially the final, very short. To be reged for in better conditions.
    • Nose
      Enough varnish, wood, sugar and dried fruits. Some orange notes. We hardly find the peat of the laga, just a little land.
    • Taste
      Pretty sweet, greedy, fat, it is drunk alone and I like this type of profile. Alcohol is well integrated and the 51% do not feel. The whole is not very complex. We stay on a creamy whisky, very sherry (chocolate, raisins, orange, maybe calisson), with the remains of islay a little ashes. very slight bitter return.
    • Finish
      Quite short and woody. Few aromas.

  9. tomy63 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    amber color, peaty nose (light enough for Laga), sweet, oranges, candied fruits, very greedy. Mouth sweet, almost too much, greedy, oily, lots of chocolate, orange, light peat, a little iodine. Final quite short (especially behind Bunna Mos Christmas 2013). A very nice whisky, but quite simple and short in the mouth in the end.

  10. Bishlouk scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Very round, quite complex, this sweet peat works very well. I would give him more than 8 years old.
    • Nose
      A clever mix of farm peat (straw, hay) sherried with dried fruits.
    • Taste
      A candy of candied red fruits, it sticks to the teeth. Then a little peat is trying to break through.
    • Finish
      Farm and salt peat (and a little marine too) comes back in the foreground, with a good dose of pepper.


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