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Overall rating
87.51/100
votes
40
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Authentic Collection
Vintage
1993
Bottled
04.2015
Stated Age
22 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Hogshead
Number of bottles
252
Strength
54.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
30 Mar 2015 11:23 am by ARDBERG
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 129.22

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Whisky Reviews for Ledaig 1993 CA

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.51 points

  1. SAND scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    (Tasted blind)
    APPEARANCE: Medium golden colour.
    NOSE: Almonds, almond essence, moderate dry peat smoke. Takes water very well, becomes more fruity', on yellow and orchard fruits. (88-89p)
    TASTE: The arrival is sweet, rich and intense on the mid palate, with wood. Takes water very well, opens up and improves, less woody, a bit more oily.
    FINISH: Black pepper, wood, peat smoke. A (nice) bitter fruit bite as well. Suddenly a lot of peat smoke at the very end. (90-91p)
    OVERALL: Total score 89 points.

  2. bennythemonster scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Ledaig 1993-2015, 22 years, 54.3% alc. Cadenhead's Ledaig 1993-2015, 22 years, 54.3% alc.
    Bottler: Cadenhead's
    Expansion: Bourbon Hogshead
    Region: Isle of Mull, Scotland

    From the Tobermory distillery

    Nose: Special. Slightly smoky and with a subtle herbal note. Very much forest honey and a little vanilla, then the single malt becomes much more fruity, juicy and ripe peaches are complemented by apricots and nectarines. Add a hint of mineral aromas, as if the cliffs were a mile away and the sea rages there.

    Palate: Tropical fruits, again a strong peach note. A very slight hint of dry wood smoke mixes with it. Followed again creamy honey, some bitter caramel, walnuts and malt.

    Finish: medium and dry, with oak, caramel and coconut. In addition a slightly mineral, almost saline impact.

    Conclusion: Ledaig? The very light smoke is more likely to close to a tobermory. Either way, a really complex whisky. Really good!

    86/100 points (tasted 2015)
    Thanks to Cadenhead's Berlin for the rehearsal!
    Original article in the blog with photo: http://notesofmalt.de/notes-Islay-und-In...-22yo,-54,3-CA/

  3. karlsson60 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Simply great!
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      90 90

  4. ARDBERG did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Cadenhead notes:
    Ledaig Distillery 1993 22y/o 54.3%

    Nose: Treacle; initially quite meaty then becoming creamy and oilier. Quite grassy and floral.
    Taste: Dry creaminess with soft smoke. Tangerine and peach notes develop. More grassiness and hints of coconut.
    Finish: Drying medium length finish. Slightly flinty with salt and limoncello.

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