Ledaig 42 year old
70cl 46.3% abv
Stock arriving in October - pre order today to secure your bottleDistilled in 1972 and filled into various types of cask, In 2001 Ian MacMillan, the master blender for Ledaig transferred what liquid was left into high-quality Gonzales Byass oloroso sherry casks to add a further layer of flavour. After five years of close supervision, the casks were transferred back to Tobermory distillery. Ian has since claimed that this Ledaig is "the smokiest whisky of its age he has ever encountered." One of only 500 bottles and bottled at 46.3% volume.Tasting notes by Charles MacLean:Liquid treacle, with magenta lights - an astonishing colour! The first scent is of coal sacks in a wooden shed painted with faded creosote - I agree with Ian MacMillan: the smokiest whisky of its age I have even encountered. But the taste is more complex: sweeter than expected, with traces of sherry and dried fruits before the smoke kicks in, leaving a salty aftertaste.
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