Notes from a comparative tasting of the barrels 900171, 900174, 900175, 900176 and 900177 - each distilled on November 24th, 2004, bottled between June 9th, 2015 and August 26th, 2015 and matured in ex Sherry Casks.
Ledaig Ultimate 10y cask 900176 11/24/2004-06-07-2015 61.9%.
Color: orange brown
Nose: immediately a greasy smoky note, behind it orange jam, dry wood, later clearly fruity, the greasy notes are only easy to recognize.
Mouth: noticeable alcohol, caramel, bitter dry wood notes, eucalyptus
Finish: long, spicy, lingering sweet smoky notes
Conclusion: 82.5P., Also good bacon smoke + sweetness combination, but very dry in the mouth, tannic, therefore slightly behind the other bottlings in a direct comparison.