Ledaig 13 yo 2004/2017 (55.2%, The Single Malts of Scotland and LMDW, hogshead, cask #37) Five stars Colour: pale white wine. Nose: there’s something of ‘older’ Ledaig in this, with some porridge, as well as some butyric and slightly yeasty/feinty notes, but this baby’s soon to become much, much, and I mean much cleaner, zestier, blade-ier, and yet it retains a fatty side, with some grape pip oil and notes of fatty fish. Scottish farmed salmon, perhaps? Is this for sushi? It’s true that it’s a bit sake-like at times. With water: dry, rather fermentary, and even more fino-ish than Signatory’s 2005. Mouth (neat): perfect, just perfect. Lemon juice, smoked fish (not obligatorily salmon), and green tea. With water: same, it’s all perfect. A tad saltier now. Finish: long, salty, lemony, smoky. Great touches of peach behind that. Comments: it’s not totally impossible that Ledaig became the #1 peater in the 2000s. It’s just great to see them getting mature… SGP:457 - 90 points.