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Ladyburn 34yo 1975/2009 'Rare Ayrshire'

(46.9%, Signatory Vintage Decanter Collection, Bourbon Barrel, C#562, 172 Bts.)
Average Score: 88
Bottle Profile
TypeScotch Single Malts (Disclosed Distilleries)
BottlerSignatory Vintage
RangeDecanter Collection
Brand NameLadyburn
Year Distilled1975
Year Bottled2009
Bottling NameRare Ayrshire
Alcohol By Volume46.9%
Other DetailsBourbon Barrel
Cask Number#562
Average Score88

Maniac Ratings
Oliver Klimek86

Retired Maniac Ratings
Keith Wood89

Tasting Notes
Oliver KlimekNose: Fresh grapes and raisins, slightly herbal, a bit like cake, adding water brings out hints of orange. - Palate: A very herbal attack accompanied by a certain "dusty" undertone. Becomes quite fruity with a little water - Finish: Long and herbal. - Overall: I am not a big fan of herbal whiskies, but this one almost managed to convert me. The nose is spectacular but the palate doesn't quite live up to it. Very light yet very complex. And very expensive because of its scarcity.