The Scotch Malt Whisky Society

Ledaig

42.5 – The sting of a bee, 1973, 33 Years Old

ABV 48.5%
REVIEWED Issue 76
Specifications
Brand: Ledaig, The Scotch Malt Whisky Society
Expression: 42.5 – The sting of a bee, 1973, 33 Years Old
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 33 years old
ABV: 48.5%
Country/Region: Scotland / Speyside
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Awards
Recommended
Issue 76
Taster   Dominic Roskrow
Nose: Fresh apple,almond and stewed fruits.
Palate: Big mouth feel,rich and sweet,with tinned peaches and a late drying quality from aged tannins.
Finish: Beautifully balanced and outstanding.
Comment: Tastes nothing like its age but exquisite. The Sting of A Bee? More information please!
9.0
Taster   Martine Nouet
Nose: Restrained.Grassy.Herbal tea. Verbena.Medicinal but on the herbal tea side not the TCP one.Toblerone.
Palate: Thick,syrupy.Sweet.Cereal bowl. Squeezed orange.
Finish: Spicy,dry. Fizzy.
Comment: Very satisfying.A beautiful bourbon cask maturation. Superb to match with a cheesecake or lemon meringue pie. But the sting of the bee must be blunt,I did not feel it.
8.1
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