smoky
spicy
phenols
black pepper
peaty
oak
brine
oily
vanilla
Spiral Ledaig 10 Year Old

Ledaig

10 Year Old

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Colour
Bright gold.
 
Smell / Nose / Aroma
Honey, brine and a little citrus. Some smoke and gentle peat are also present.
 
Flavour / Taste / Palate
Oaky, spicy and smoky. There is some light peat present with earthy tones and black pepper. 
 
Finish 
Long and warm finish with sweet peat, spices and smoke… Rubber can really taste good!

Flavour Spiral
Smoky, Peaty, Black pepper, Phenols, Sweet, Oak, Oily, Dry, Spicy.
 
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Smoke on the Island.
 
Tobermory distillery is situated on the Scottish island of Mull, in the village of Tobermory. The distillery, formerly known as Ledaig, is the only distillery on the island. It was founded in 1798 by John Sinclair, has changed hands several times and undergone a number of closure periods.
 
These days the brand name ‘Ledaig’ is used for all their lightly peated malt Whisky, whereas the unpeated Whisky is sold as Tobermory. While most of the distilleries in the Island region mature their Whiskies on the islands themselves, Ledaig matures them on the Mainland.
 
The Ledaig 10 YO is distilled from peat dried Barley and has the strength of around 30-40 PPM. It is aged for 10 years in Oak Wood casks and is the only peated expression made at Tobermory Distillery. It’s medicinal peat smokiness can easily put this Whisky beside the famous peaty Islay Drams. A fresh and vivid drop with just the right amount of smokiness.
  • Style
    Single Malt Whisky
  • Region
    Island
  • Country
    Scotland
  • Alcohol
    46.30%
  • Distillery
    Tobermory
  • Bottler
    Tobermory
  • Age
    10 Year Old

Ledaig

10 Year Old

(0.75l, 46.30%)


7.9/10
Ratings & Reviews
Member Reviews and Ratings of Ledaig 10 Year Old
anonymous
Literally the first Islay dram I tasted, so the one that really got me hooked on scotch.
Kegan
Smokey and Peaty right in your face. Lovely, flavours great whisky for the price. Not Islay, but Islay's first cousin for sure.
Edward
Very, very smokey and peat flavour, which a touch of dentist mouthwash aftertaste :)
Ben
Very smoky and peaty. Nice after a quality steak.
anonymous
If you like islay take a trip to mull--you won't be disappointed
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