Single malt whisky - tasting notes

Archive for May 2010

Port Ellen 27 yo 1983 (55,7%, Signatory Vintage 2010, cask #231, 501 btl.) – 93/100

Bruichladdich 19yo 1989 ‘Black Art’ (51,1%, OB 2009, 6000 btl.) – 83/100

Glengoyne 37 yo 1972 (52%, Nectar of the Daily Drams 2010) – 91/100

Goldlys 20 yo 1989 Sherry wood (46%, OB 2010, 680 btl.) – 71/100

Nikka Pure Malt Black (43%, OB 2009, 50cl) – 82/100

Nikka All Malt (40%, OB 2009) – 82/100

Laphroaig 21 yo 1989 (53,1%, Whisky Agency 2010, Perfect Dram V, 197 btl.) – 89/100

Glenugie 31 yo 1977 (58,1%, Signatory Vintage 2009, cask #7, 577 btl.) – 87/100

Undisclosed Speyside distillery 50 yo (40%, Master of Malt 2009) – 91/100

Glen Grant 5 yo 1968 (40%, OB 1973, 75 cl.) – 75/100

Glen Grant 5 yo 1974 (43%, OB 1979 for Sileno Portgual, 75 cl.) – 79/100

Glen Scotia 18 yo 1992 (53,3%, Malts of Scotland 2010, cask #429, 199 btl.) – 78/100

Glenglassaugh 31 yo 1978 (44,6%, The Whisky Exchange 10th Anniversary 2009) – 89/100

Clynelish 37 yo (46%, The Whisky Exchange 10th Anniversary 2009) – 92/100

Laphroaig Double cask 20 years (OB 2010, 46,6%) – Exclusive for France duty free

GlenDronach Grandeur 31 yo (45,8%, OB 2010, 1013 btl.) – 88/100

Port Ellen 27 yo 1982 (55,2%, Douglas Laing OMC 2009 for The Whisky Fair, ref. DL 4904, 133 btl.) – 91/100

Port Ellen 26 yo 1983 (53,5%, Old Bothwell for Thosop 2009, cask #221) – 92/100

Port Ellen 27 yo 1978 ‘6th release’ (54,3%, OB 2006, 20cl) – 89/100

Port Ellen 28 yo 1979 ‘7th release’ (54,7%, OB 2007, 20cl) – 94/100

Port Ellen 24 yo 1979 ‘3rd release’ (57,3%, OB 2003, 9000 btl.) – 91/100

Port Ellen 21yo 1982 (50%, Douglas Laing OMC 2004, DL ref. 414, full sherry, 420 btl.) – 89/100

Port Ellen Pe1 (58,7%, Elements of Islay 2009) – 92/100

Port Ellen 1979 (54,1%, The Whisky Show 2009, 60 btl.) – 91/100

Port Ellen is one of the most enigmatic distilleries. Part of this is due to the fact that it’s closed since 1983 of course, and the number of available casks is rapidly diminishing (although I have the impression bottlers may be exaggerating this to increase the price). If you think about it, the story of […]

Longmorn 13 yo 1996 (49%, The Nectar of the Daily Drams 2010) – 84/100

Categories

Calendar

May 2010
M T W T F S S
« Apr   Jun »
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31  

Coming up

  • SIA Blended Scotch
  • Ardmore Legacy
  • Cardhu 18 Year Old
  • Clynelish 21yo 1992 (Cadenhead)
  • Ledaig 2005 (Maltbarn)
  • Aberlour 8yo (cube, small cork)

1644 notes by Ruben

WhiskyNotes - Ruben LuytenThis blog is my personal collection of impressions, written while searching for the ultimate single malt whisky.