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Overall rating
88.52/100
votes
77
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cooper's Choice (CC)
Vintage
07.1996
Bottled
2015
Stated Age
19 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Cask
Casknumber
0279
Number of bottles
330
Strength
53.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
02 Dec 2015 11:01 am by Bishlouk
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 142,30

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Whisky Reviews for Mortlach 1996 CC

30 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.52 points

  1. mr.p9 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Very nice Morty. Has got that dirty earthiness,typical Mortlach.
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  2. Arjo S scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    When you ad some water it really opens up. Great floral grassy nose, not that dirty thing Mortlach can also have. 

    Very  neat clean taste, same as the nose. I like it, highly recommended! 

  3. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Fruity - apple and melon, vanilla and syrup. Wood smoke, cotton candy and spices - pepper.
    • Taste
      Tropical fruits - pine apple, kiwi, dragon fruits, peach, pear and nectarines. Spices, citrus and syrup.
    • Finish
      Medium drying with citrus - lemon and grape fruits, fruity and spices - cinnamon.

  4. spigray scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    n: a delicious fruity nose, with mango, vineyard peaches (these flat fellows)
        pineapple syrup, perhaps hints of banan and hints of hints of coconut.
        there is a little sawdust in the very background, not disturbing at all.
        roasted hazelnuts, freshly made popcorn. it´s a lovely nose!
    t:  immediately fruity and slightly floral, all with a creamy to oily mouthfeel
        something that I found in japanese whiskies (hakushu). is that pine sap?
        I don´t know but it´s well integrated and adds some complexity.
        add a drop of water, it benefits from it! even more accessible, the fruitiness
        becoming even more delicious. also getting spicier on cinnamon and tea.
    f:  medium to long, fruity and spicy, cold tea in the aftertaste is the only flaw.

    comments: I find this tremendously good!!! don´t forget to add a drop of water

    90/100 (91 if it wasn´t for the tea-ish aftertaste)

    thanks to Ludo for the sample

  5. stollimaus did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Bishlouk / La Boutique du Chemin - Notes de dégustation (English)

    Colour: Old gold.
    Nose: Notes of
    candied yellow fruits are quite dominant, but mineral stone scents are
    emerging, flanked by plant fleeting scents of fern and fir spine. A nose
    that needs time to reveal, but being patient we discover these rustic
    specific characteristics of the distillery.
    Palate:
    Smooth and oily, and even tasty and fruity on a blend of peach and juicy
    apricot. Behind this delicacy is still hiding the mineral aspect of the
    undergrowth, a mixture of moss clinging to the stone, ferns and conifer
    essence.
    Finish: The finish is short. The thorn of pine tree comes back suddenly, accompanied by exotic spices and a slight fruity acidity. (Bishlouk’s Comment: The nose is extra,
    changing and evolving. The palate is also unconventional with that
    mixture of delicacy and fruity undergrowth a little “dirty”. Personally I
    love this kind of profile in Mortlach… Especially when, moreover,
    alcohol is well integrated. Nevertheless, it is nevertheless a whisky
    that is not easily accessible and that requires time. My personal rating: 89/100, very close to 90).

  6. ovanpuyvelde scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

  7. Ganga scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    Nice malty sweetness. cinnamon twist. meaty on the palate with a long warming finish

  8. TheWhiskyDungeon scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      candy cane, fresh grass, watermelon, lemon, straw, sawdust
    • Taste
      earthy, pineapple, mandarin, vanilla, mocha, cake batter

  9. Dominique69 scored this whisky 89 points Moderator

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  10. Mark-E scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

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