What's in a name? Longmorn 1971 (Gordon and MacPhail) whisky is called whisky because it's produced in Scotland. Were it from America it would be spelled Longmorn 1971 (Gordon and MacPhail) whiskey, rather than whisky.
Nose: Lots of fruit, thick and rich. Cut grass, mint, floral, oak.
Palate: Cocoa, hints of smoke, sherry, very complex, mint, polish, toffee.
Finish: Sherried peels, rich oak, spices.
I made this bottle a gift for my 40th Birthday and I really liked it, but I expected it to have much more depth and be more complex. Nevertheless it has been an very interesting experience.
25th May 2011