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New Whiskies from "The Single Cask" are here.
New Whiskies from "The Single Cask" are here.

Mortlach 13 Year Old Special Releases 2021 700ml

Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky 55.9%

Original price $239.00 - Original price $239.00
Original price
$239.00
$239.00 - $239.00
Current price $239.00

Mortlach, the Beast of Dufftown, is darkly robust, a true creature of the moonlight shadows; this expression presents finely tuned highlights that pour from its rich, primal heart.

A magnificently intense, well-structured Mortlach with a character that rises to new heights inspired by virgin casks.

Nose: A mellow and rounded nose-feel lulls the senses, then introduces a first soaring note of freshly oiled wood. Next, rising through this, savory and meaty notes suggest the beast within yet also carry a sweet tartness, suggesting roast pheasant with redcurrant jelly. The senses are heightened as these pitch perfect aromas in turn reveal a deeper moorland base-note, rich in heather pollen and freshly crushed herbs. A drop of water completes the anticipation, bringing out a sweet, fruity hint of lime.

Palate: The pleasure builds still more, as a big, supersmooth texture envelops the palate. The wonderfully intense taste is vanilla-sweet yet easily embraces a savory finish, spicy-dry as the new oak makes its presence felt, with a surprising kick of chili-pepper in the swallow. Magnificently feral and full of life on the palate, these flavors race across the tongue.

Finish: Long and deeply impressive, with power, fruit and spiciness in perfect harmony as a warming peppery glow spreads out in the aftertaste, in which a dash of water brings up a fresh floral-herbal note to light the deepening night.

55.9%