Longmorn 19 Year Old 1992 [cask 71768] (Berry Bros. & Rudd)

46% ABV, £67.45 for 70cl

Score: 87/100

BBR 71768

What they say:

filtered at 46% ABV. Produced near Elgin, this malt whisky is highly respected for its smooth, complex full character and heady bouquet. The primary aromas give yellow fruit skins and honey. There is some underlying spice to enliven the nose. The palate offers a creamy texture with abundant fruit and some white chocolate notes, again cut by the spice.

#WW1 BBR Longmorn 1992

What I say:

Intended as sample #1 in the Whisky Lounge #WhiskyWeekender tweet tasting organised and hosted by Steve Rush (@TheWhiskyWire) and the Whisky Lounge (@TheWhiskyLounge).

Colour:

Full Gold

Nose:

Perfumed roses, cereal barley malt, heather honey, sweet and fruity, peach melba, apple and vanilla custard

Taste:

Smooth pureed apples and pears, cereal barley malt, malted milk biscuit and white chocolate buttons, a hint of grapefruit pith and lemon Turkish delight, slightly drying

Finish:

Drying and tannic, oaky wood with fruity honey overtones

Would I buy it:

Yes, this is another fine example from Longmorn Distillery bottled by Berry Bros. & Rudd.