An exploration through flavour and character, 12 Year Old Ledaig Matured by Gordon & Macphail
Peated single malt from the isle of Mull's Tobermory distillery, released under the Ledaig name and bottled by Gordon & MacPhail. Lovers of Ledaig will enjoy this tasty 12 year old whisky was bottled for the Discovery range (which categorises whisky into three flavour profiles - 'Sherried', 'Smoky', and 'Bourbon') and bottled at 43% ABV.
Tobermory is the only distillery on the Isle of Mull. Tobermory was originally founded in 1798 by John Sinclair, under the name Ledaig (pronounced ‘led-chigg’), hence the recently released Ledaig range. Closing in 1837 and reopening in 1878, the distillery was acquired in 1890 by John Hopkins and Company. Today,
Nose: Toffee, and apple strudel, grassy peat, seaweed and brine.
Palate: Peppery smoke mixed with vanilla beans, citrus, sultanas and baked sugar.
Finish: More citrus and toffee emerge from the smoke and charred oak.