Mosstowie 34 Years Old The Ultimate Cask 1355 51,5% 1979

€ 330,00 (ex Vat)
399,30 (in Vat)
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Distillery Mosstowie
Bottler The Ultimate
Serie Rare Reserve
Bottled for Van Wees
Distilled date 06.02.1979
Bottling date 04.06.2013
Country Scotland
Region Speyside
Age 34
Cask Type Bourbon Barrel
Cask Number 1355
Alcohol percentage 51.5
Volume 0,70
Condition Perfect
Label Perfect

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Serge Valentin (86)

Purveyors Signatory Vintage already had some excellent 1979s, I especially remember a cask #1305 that was great (WF 88). Lomond stills used to impart a very specific kind of fruitiness – think Inverleven’s Lomond still.

Colour: straw. Nose: macchiato and butterscotch for a start, then whiffs of sour wood (fallen trees in a dump forest) and a lot of green tea. Rubbed fern. With water: no, it’s some pure sawdust that comes out. No water in this!

Mouth (neat): really very good indeed. It’s no bold whisky, but it’s got a kind of herbal structure that works very well. Linden, chamomile tea, certainly some eucalyptus leaves that you would chew on… It’s very different from any other kinds of malts (while I have to confess I’ve forgotten how Kinclaith used to taste), but it’s excellent. Mentholy apples? With water: water work rather better on the palate. Sour apples, even sweet potatoes…

Finish: medium, a tad sawdusty, but there’s also this very engaging kind of herbalness, between verbena and lemongrass.

Comments: a forgotten style. Try to catch one before they become totally undiscoverable. Not that they were very seminal, having said that…

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