Mortlach 25 Year Old Speyside single malt Scotch whisky

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alc./vol: 43.4%

Proof: 86.8°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: 25 years

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

Released in August 2014, this Mortlach is aged for a minimum of 25 years exclusively in refill American oak hogsheads. The choice of the unusual 43.4% bottling strength was inspired by vintage labels stating 86.8 proof for export to the USA.

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Review and Tasting


Sampled on 23/08/2014

Appearance:

Clear, golden amber with coppery tones.

Aroma:

Waxy red apple skin, leather, dried fruit and elegant spice. Subtle linseed oil, ripe strawberry, soot and nuts with nutmeg and cinnamon spice. Water reveals red apple skin, dried coconut and vanilla.

Taste:

Well-balanced and elegant with plum fruit, dark chocolate, prunes, raisins, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and tosty oak. With water, chewy fruit, grilled nuts and delicate spice. Metallic but in a good way.

Aftertaste:

Toasty and lightly cinnamon spiced with pleasing baked apple.

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More about Mortlach 25 Year Old

Produced by: Mortlach Distillery
Owned by: Diageo plc
UK distribution by: Diageo Great Britain
UK trade PR by: Cognis Public Relations

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