Mortlach 2002 DL

Overall rating
Single Malt
Douglas Laing (DL)
Bottling serie
Old Particular
Stated Age
12 years old
Refill Hogshead
DL 10696
Number of bottles
48.4 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
17 Apr 2015 2:28 pm by z-imaging
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 78,00

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Whisky Reviews for Mortlach 2002 DL

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.50 points

  1. Totoro scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    You almost might mistake this for refill-sherry maturation due to the sulphury distillate character. Nice nose, bright and fizzy palate, disappointing finish.
    • Nose
      Citric, yeasty, grassy, floral, with some sulphury weight lurking behind all that lightness. Yes: this is Mortlach alright. Young, but very nice.
    • Taste
      Sweet, mellow start, then the acidity hits and things get quite prickly, even with water added. Keeps on rushing forward in a straight line of juicy, fizzy citrus right to the end. Midway through, some pleasant, not-even-all-that-tired (actually, rather prickly) American oak joins in, along with the the accompanying vanillin. Simple, but good.
    • Finish
      Zesty, punchy, and citric, with a slight burn and weirdly, less oak than was promised on the palate. The weakest part of the experience and a bit of a letdown.

  2. theograph scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Totally tasty, yummy!
    • Nose
      Solid (red) fruit flavors and a distinct note of honey, marzipan, almonds, sugar, caramel and more fruit;
    • Taste
      Honey, sweet-and-sweet, soft, sugary, caramelized almonds;
    • Finish
      Pleasantly spicy, medium in length;

  3. Mascht scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      oily, full, herbal salt, vanilla, some grain
    • Taste
      oily, dry, some juniper, spicy, mint
    • Finish
      medium to long

  4. Peter(TTMC) scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86


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