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Overall rating
86.00/100
votes
12
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
C&S Dram Collection (C&S)
Bottling serie
Dram Collection
Vintage
29.04.1998
Bottled
27.01.2015
Stated Age
16 years old
Casktype
Hogshead
Casknumber
700243
Number of bottles
208
Strength
57.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
25 Feb 2015 6:22 pm by RoyC
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 72.23

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Whisky Reviews for Ledaig 1998 C&S

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.00 points

  1. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    a very direct malt, few, focused flavors. But I really like his straightforwardness. # # Blindtasting
    • Nose
      fresh, slightly sour (citrus) and neat peat smoke.
    • Taste
      strong, effervescent powder, lemon and a really heavy portion of peat
    • Finish
      sweetish, some citrus, lots of peat, some ashes. Amazingly sweet towards the end.

  2. Torfding scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    The addition of a little water weakens the strong peaks and makes you feel good, the finish is a little shorter, but also more diverse. This Ledaig is certainly not for everyone, but has its typical corners and edges. But who likes them, is certainly not wrong.
    • Nose
      the Ledaig cowshed is immediately there, as well as smoked bacon and of course peat smoke, a little chocolate and nuts as well as a touch of saltiness; overall a great aroma
    • Taste
      does not come as hard as expected; the cowshed remains as well as smoked, in addition to herbs (or actually it is more in the direction of herbal sweets), slightly lemony and sweet
    • Finish
      In the beginning herbal sweet, before the long finish becomes sweet, peaty and medicated, plus a little cocoa and a slight bitterness

  3. Karstman scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    N: Sort of a typical Ledaig nose, sweet and sour sea breeze, hazelnuts
    later on peaches and caramelized pineapple.
    It's on the edge of being unpleasant

    P: Proper Peat, Herbs, Ricola candies, quite medicinal. Some Serrano ham and citrus.

    F: Longish with a varity of smoked hams, a tad sweet with a lingering bitterness lingering in the back groundI quite like it but I can understand it is not for everyone.

    88/100

  4. Hvdree scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      86 86

  5. McLarsen scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    ... my personal expectations: The company Burns Stewart (Bunnahabhain, Deanston and Tobermory) needed money several years ago and sprinkled several barrels into the community of independent candidates ... so there have been so many Ledaig bottlings in recent years, especially in the period 2004/2005 ...
    Bottles from the Mit-Ende1990ern were probably on the market at the moment, the whole thing is also a consequence of the price increases of Islay whisky. Ledaig is the peaty line of the Tobermory distillery on the island of Mull, similar to Port Charlotte or Octomore Bruichladdich's goal line is to make a comparison by the hair ...
    ... pretty much every guy I've had in my glass in the last few years was pretty horny, the boys a bit more violent, the older ones a bit more adult, almost like in real life ... Nose: ... jo ... ham, bacon, something rumsmoked in the smoker ... Could also be the stew that is up at table with mum ..., Tyrolean bacon comes to mind even, say, pretty smoky the matter... Taste: ... after this nose one expects more violent, but that only wants to play, is gentle, sweet and I must think of Eucalyptus sweets ... Vanilla and ... hmmm Citrus fruits ..., Oranges ... Above all lies of course, plenty of smoke, I could now also dentist and even mention medicine ... Finish: ... sweet, long ... smoky ham, with water, the whole thing is sweeter ..., the orange notes are slowly turning green, so bitter ... Conclusion: A typical representative of his guild, very nice, balanced for friends of the smoky faction in the Whisky Parliament, for me 85 points ...

  6. angelmountain scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    Herbs, smoke and medicine.
    Ledaig goes Laphroaig.
    Edged island whisky without compromise.

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