Longrow 18 Years Old Edition 2016 46% NV

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Longrow - 18 Years Old Edition 2016 46%  NV
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Distillery Longrow
Bottler OB
Serie X
Bottled for X
Distilled date NV
Bottling date 2016
Country Scotland
Region Campbeltown
Age 18
Cask Type Rum Casks & Refill Sherry Casks
Cask Number Batch:16/176
Alcohol percentage 46
Volume 0,70
Condition In Original Container
Label Perfect
Stock 0

Professionele reviews


Batch:16/176

Serge Valentin (92)

I know, I know, I’m late to the party, but we’ve got limited tasting capacity. By the way, the last 18 I’ve tasted, a 2011 expression, had fetched 92 in my book, so our expectations are high… Colour: pale gold. Nose: ah yes. Silver cutlery, old coins, tin boxes, linseed oil, chalk, this very peculiar waxy smokiness that’s so very Longrow, and an odd fruit, which I never managed to pin down, although I know it does exist. What’s this unusual fruit that one can find in Longrow? Any clues? Some pinesap as well, old herbal liqueur from Mitteleuropa, mothballs (which is very Longrow indeed)… Mouth: it is oh-so-good! Lemongrass, linseed oil, mint, green tea, smoked fish, soft green curry, citronella, a little natural vanilla… Although when I’m reading my older notes, it seems that this newer expression is a little less wood-driven, which is just, well, cool. Everything’s perfect. Finish: quite long, a tad oakier now, with a lingering gingery touch and this feeling of having just eaten carbon paper, ink, and cigar ashes. Comments: whisky with character, attitude, self-respect, and individuality. The opposite of these modern one-note whiskies

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