Mortlach / Douglas Laing

Mortlach 21 Year Old Directors Cut (Douglas Laing) Review

Mortlach 21 Year Old Directors Cut (Douglas Laing) As a blogger I'm sometimes very lucky and get to taste some incredible whiskies, this time is no different as I taste the Mortlach 21 Year Old Directors Cut from Douglas Laing.

This 21 year old from an ex sherry butt exhibits real fruitiness with underlying notes of menthol and a dusty airing cupboard which all add to the overall balance of the dram. A very nice example from this distillery and one i'm extremely glad to have tried.

Available to buy from the wonderful chaps at The Whisky Exchange and i've just discovered also available for a £5 less at The Green Welly Stop

Thanks Again to the guys at Douglas Laing for the official sample.

Tasting Notes & Details

Nose

an initial nose of cherry/strawberry tunes with that fruit and menthol mixing note, underlying that is a dusty ness like dusty sheets in an airing cupboard, under that is some sweet oak.

Palate

more cherry tunes definitely some marachino cherries and menthol, sweet and oaky with hints of dustiness

Finish

cherry and menthol

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: Mortlach 21 Year Old Directors Cut (Douglas Laing)
Age: 21
ABV: 56.70
Distiller: Mortlach
Bottler: Douglas Laing
Type: Single Cask Single Malt
From: Scotland, Speyside
Posted: 02/03/2014 by Tom



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