Mortlach 1987/1995 Cadenhead’s

by Oliver Klimek on September 25, 2011

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My Tasting Notes

Colour: Straw
Nose: Vanilla, lemon zest, pick and mix sweet shop, polished wood, ginger and nutmeg.
Palate: Apple, hints of banana, vanilla, lemon zest, hazelnuts, ginger, nutmeg and black pepper.
Finish:  Long, fruity and spicy.
Overall: As could be expected, this young bourbon cask Mortlach is not really typical, but it is a very nice malt anyway. A single digit age is not a problem at all here.

Rating: 83/100 –No price information as this is a collector’s bottle

{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

Bozkurt Karasu September 26, 2011 at 8:57 pm

This year I really enjoyed different independent expressions of Mortlach… I would like to taste this one, too. Will be on my list…

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Oliver Klimek September 27, 2011 at 7:41 am

It will probably not be easy to find it because it’s quite an old bottling

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Erik March 7, 2014 at 5:25 am

If you can believe it I know of a liquor store that has had 4 of these on it’s shelves all of these years. I picked up one to taste and will probably go get the rest of them. $60

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