Ledaig 18yr Single Malt Scotch

Ledaig 18yr Single Malt Scotch

Item # 34858 750mL
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ABV
46.30%
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Tasting Notes

Ledaig makes the kind of whisky we could happily drink all day. After years, they have thankfully begun to release some precious older stocks. This eighteen year was finished in Spanish sherry casks before bottling. Fully peated, the spirit opens with engaging notes of creosote and toasted seaweed that extend to licorice, dark chocolate with sea salt, black pepper, dried chiles, espresso beans and vanilla.


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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Scotch

As a synonym for Scottish, some people object to the term “Scotch” – but as far as their whisky goes, the Scottish people are required by law to classify the spirit as “Scotch whisky.”

Scotland

History:
Distillation was brought to Scotland from Ireland by missionary monks in the 6th century. In 1644, the first taxes were imposed on Scottish distillers by England, with the result that most of the nation’s whisky was soon distilled illicitly. With the Parliament’s passing of the “Excise Act” in 1824, licensing fees for distilleries were much cheaper. Distilleries started to take out...

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