Ledaig Dusgadh 1972 aged 42 years Island single malt scotch whisky

alc./vol:
46.3%

Proof:
92.6°

Vintage:
1972

Aged:
42 years

Closure: Natural cork stopper

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom


Named Dùsgadh, ‘awakening’ in Acot’s Gaelic, in recognition of its long maturation period, this 42 year old single malt was distilled in 1972 and filled into various types of cask. In 2001, Ian MacMillan, the master blender for Ledaig transferred the whisky into Gonzales Byass oloroso sherry casks
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Review and Tasting

Sampled on 03/05/2015

Appearance

Clear, deep coppery amber.

Aroma

Earthy coal dust, phenolic sherry, tobacco leaf, salty chocolate, vanilla fudge and smoked pencil shavings. With water, faint match box striking strip and smoked pencil shavings.

Taste

Salty, smoky and oaky with sherry, vegetal peat and dried fruit with light cinnamon and black pepper spice. Vanilla and dark chocolate emerge with water.

Aftertaste

Smoky match box striking strip, coal dust and lingering salty smoke.

Overall

Smoked pencil shavings, salty chocolate and vanilla fudge. Very smoky for its age.

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