What's in a name? Mortlach 21 Year Old 1990 - Old Malt Cask (Douglas Laing) whisky is called whisky because it's produced in Scotland. Were it from America it would be spelled Mortlach 21 Year Old 1990 - Old Malt Cask (Douglas Laing) whiskey, rather than whisky.
Nose: Sherry and notes of gunpowder, calves leather, burnt sugar and orange blossom.
Palate: Rubbery and rich, juicy sultanas, chocolate malt and toffee. A hint of burnt match head and rancio.
Finish: Good length, a touch of beeswax and mandarin.