Douglas Laing
7.6

Douglas Laing

Linkwood Distillery

1989, 16 Years Old

ABV 50%

An aperitif best taken by 10am. Has identifiable Linkwood character but it's all rather muted.

Dave Broom

Specification

Douglas Laing

Brand

1989, 16 Years Old

Expression

Single Malt

Type

16

Age (Years)

2006

Year of Bottling

50%

ABV

Speyside

Region/Country

Independent Bottling

Bottling Type

Tasting Notes

Dave Broom

Taster

Nose: Slighty oily, cut grass powdered almond. A discreet vetiver like scent develops but that turpentine note never quite disappears.

Palate: Oily in texure, clinging to the tongue mandarin. Light creaminess. Delicate.

Finish: Rice crispies.

Comment: An aperitif best taken by 10am. Has identifiable Linkwood character but it's all rather muted.

Score: 7.3

Martine Nouet

Taster

Nose: Toffee and fudge. Malty. Barley sugar. Fresh mash. Apple skin. White chocolate.

Palate: Round. Alcohol is perfectly integrated. Sweet maltiness developing on fruity flavours. Ripe bananas. Tickling spices. Ginger, a hint of tabasco.

Finish: Spicy, nutty.

Comment: A classic malty beast. Well balanced. A winter warmer to enjoy with nuts and crispy nibbles.

Score: 7.8

7.6
Overall Score

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