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Longmorn (Gordon & MacPhail) - 1963 - 40 y.o. - 40,0%
1F: 1E: 88/100


Longmorn 1963

Bottler:
Gordon & MacPhail
Age:
40 years
Alcohol:
40,0%
Bottle details:
average
88/100
(88,35)
price class:

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Jean-Marie Putz

A remarkable nose with a straightaway conclusion: this whisky has an history. A history of more than 40 years spent in a wooden cask which gave it all its aromatic richness, its tannin without killing its fruity hints. Despite all this long years spent to acquire its qualities in the dark humidity of a warehouse, this whisky remained very fresh, with cut grass hints and this touch of citrus acidity.
In the palate, first impression is bitterness which makes soon room to sherry hints but also some regrets due to the percentage of alcohol. This would have been much nicer at a lesser dilution percentage, or even at cask strength, even if after so many years, the natural percentage could be very close to 40. Probably the pleasure in the palate would have increased, to equal the one of the nose....
And the pleasure of the finish would probably have been even greater. But the finish remains very nice, even if not very long. Woody hints are present, but are accompanied by some other subtle aromas prolonging the happiness.
88/1002007

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