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Mortlach 1998 LMDW

Overall rating
87.92/100
votes
65
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
La Maison du Whisky (LMDW)
Bottling serie
Artist #6
Vintage
1998
Bottled
2016
Casktype
Sherry Finish 58 months
Casknumber
6
Number of bottles
695
Strength
55.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Over 15 Years
Added on
26 Sep 2016 12:40 pm by lrb85
UncoloredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 224.00

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Whisky Reviews for Mortlach 1998 LMDW

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.92 points

  1. Rien scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  2. Hvdree scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  3. EJS scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  4. Kator scored this whisky 89 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      88 88

  5. kot1803 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

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

  6. Cubey666 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Typically a Mortlach, and a very good one indeed! 

    it has it all, metallic and sulphury body, quite untamed. It starts fruity and spicy but evolves in the mouth, every sip you get something new. After a while some floral flower notes appear even.

    the finish is long and lingering.
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      86 86

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

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

  8. Odessit did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    TASTING NOTE of LMDW:

    Appearance : burnished gold with glints of topaz.
    Nose : full-bodied, unctuous. The initial nose is splendid and radiant, with a delicate salinity superimposed on citrus zest, aromatic plants (camomile), heady florals (lily, iris) and candied fruit (apple, plum). It gradually takes on a chocolatey, roasted (pipe tobacco, coffee) and spicy (cardamom, cloves) character. With remarkable depth, it continues with notes of saffron, accompanied by a hint of tar and rancio.
    Palate : lively, precise. Delicious sweet brioche attack. Exotic fruit (pineapple, passion fruit, mango) follow with abundant energy. This continues into the mid-palate, which becomes remarkably mineral (schist, slate), roasted (tea) and mentholated. Very full-bodied, the end of the palate evokes rum with heady scents of geranium.
    Overall : long, silky. Velvety, oily tannins coat the taste buds, while oranges flood the palate with sweet, tangy juice. Still with the same freshness, it grows increasingly floral (rose petals) and herbaceous (courgette fritters). Divinely chocolatey and silky, the retro-nasal olfaction has incredible length. The empty glass wavers between aromatic plants, cinnamon and bourbon vanilla.

  9. Mr.Sandwich did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    LMDW tasting note
    Color: old gold with topaz reflections. Nose: ample, unctuous. Salty on the skin on citrus zests, aromatic plants (chamomile), heady flowers (lily, iris) and candied fruit (apple, plum), the first nose is beautiful and radiant. It becomes gradually chocolate, roasted (pipe tobacco, coffee) and spicy (cardamom, cloves). Incredibly deep, it lingers on saffron notes, slightly tarred and rancid. Palate: lively, precise. His brioche attack is a real treat. Exotic fruits (pineapple, passion, mango) then give it a crazy energy. The same goes for the remarkably mineral mid-palate (shale, slate), roasted (tea) and menthol. With a lot of fullness, the end of mouth evokes a rum with the heady perfumes of geranium. Final: long, fluffy. Its velvety and oily tannins coat the taste buds while oranges flood the palate with their sweet / sour juice. With ever more freshness, it becomes more and more floral (rose petal) and herbaceous (zucchini donut). Divinely chocolatey and silky, the retro-olfaction shows a breathtaking length. The empty glass oscillates between aromatic plants, cinnamon and bourbon vanilla.

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