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Mortlach NAS

Overall rating
80.25/100
votes
18
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Malt
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Bottled for
George Cowie & Son Ltd.
Added on
15 Aug 2015 11:52 am
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 304,41

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Whisky Reviews for Mortlach NAS

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.25 points

  1. recursiewhisky scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    Remarkable how light and fresh this tastes after all these years in the bottle! The nose is quite seductive and clearly shows the oily Mortlach characters. The palate starts of a bit watery but with the second sip thats feeling is gone and the fresh fruits with subtle spices come shining through.
    All in all a lovely fresh and young Mortlach from yesteryear.
    • Nose
      A fresh, fruity and floral whisky with aromas of pear, apple, pineapple, mango, grass, hay, floral tones (mainly buttercups and sunflowers), butter, old books, new hemp rope, subtle mineral tones, subtle citrus (mainly lemon), malt, grains, honey, dry white wine and a hint of fresh cut pinewood 
    • Taste
      A fresh, fruity and rich whisky with aromas of apple, grapes, pear, pineapple, berries, hay, honey, grass, olive oil, butter, floral tones, subtle spices (ginger, white pepper), mineral tones, grains, herbal tea, subtle caramel, subtle tannins and subtle pinewood
    • Finish
      A relative short and slightly drying finish with aromas of hay, butter, pear, honey, subtle mineral tones, hint of mint, subtle tannins and pinewood.

  2. Hvdree scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

  3. lincolnimp scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      75 75

  4. lincolnimp scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    A very light whisky but I enjoyed it.
    • Nose
      White fruits, pear mainly with a little melon and lemon. There is also notes of white wine vinegar.

      There are also something like faint onion smells in the mix and some polish.
    • Taste
      Very creamy still on white fruits mixed in with double cream and a few lemon sherbet notes.
    • Finish
      Not too long on candied sweetness and a little drying.

  5. Kodos scored this whisky 84 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      81 81

  6. croz scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    Too thin for my taste
    • Nose
      Some peat, cotton candy and a hint of pear
    • Taste
      Sweet and thin, pears and banana 
    • Finish
      Quite short with a sweetness that lingers on

  7. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    the color is very pale
    N: malty, fruity - apple, oily and creme brulee
    T: vanilla, a little dusty, white pepper and bitter
    F: citrus, bitter lemon and drying

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