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Ledaig - Tobermory - Scotch Malt Whisky - Region: Islands - Mull
WF Distillery Ranking: Cinquième Cru Classé (all current rankings here)


Status: active - Stills: - Founded: 1972 (Ledaig malt)
Address: Main Street, Tobermory, Isle of Mull, PA75 6NR - Phone: +44 (0) 1688 302 645
Web: www.burnstewartdistillers.com - More info:


One of my favourite expressions so far:
Ledaig 18 yo 1972 (54.4%, James MacArthur)
93 points - Last tasted: September 25, 2007 - Tasting notes: here
Ledaig

General Distillery Profile - keywords (wazzat?)
(1972--1974) Peat Sherry Pepper Cooked fruits Smoke Lemons Chocolate Eucalyptus Marzipan
(>1974) Peat Apples Smoke Beer Grass Tea Herbal Sweat Pears


MM Distillery profile:
The Tobermory distillery is the only distillery on the island of Mull, directly North of Islay and the isle of Jura. It was founded in 1798 by John Sinclair under the name 'Ledaig' (pronounced 'Let-chick'). Tobermory was one of a small number of distilleries that was established before the Excise Act of 1823 that legalised the production of whisky, but it was closed in 1837. Tobermory remained .
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Check all the 'winners' (90 points or more) on this wee list (PDF)

Whiskyfun tasting notes
OB - no vintage
  • Ledaig NAS 'Peated' (42%, OB, No finish, +/-2000) - no notes - 79
  • Ledaig NAS 'Peated' Sherry Finish (42%, OB, +/-2000) - no notes - 79
  • Ledaig 7 yo 'Peated' (43%, OB, +/-2002) - no notes - 81
  • Ledaig 10 yo (43%, OB, +/-2009) - 140609
  • Ledaig 10 yo (46.3%, OB, +/- 2010) - 131210
  • Ledaig 10 yo (46.3%, OB, +/- 2012) - 300912
  • Ledaig 10 yo (46.3%, OB, +/-2017) - 301117
  • Ledaig 15 yo (43%, MacNab, 75cl, 1980’s) - 050106
  • Ledaig 15 yo (43%, OB) - 240604
  • Ledaig 18 yo (46.3%, OB, +/-2015) - 300516
  • Ledaig 20 yo (43%, OB, +/-1997) - no notes - 79
  • Ledaig 20 yo (43%, OB, circa 2000) - 050106
OB - vintage
  • Ledaig 32 yo 1972/2004 (48.5%, OB, oloroso sherry butt finish) - 110906
  • Ledaig 1974/1992 (56%, OB) - 251207
  • Ledaig 19 yo 1979 (43%, OB, <2000) - 040404
  • Ledaig 1996/2015 (46.3%, OB, oloroso sherry finish) - 020518
Berry Bros & Rudd
  • Ledaig 2005/2010 (62.7%, Berry Bros & Rudd, sherry butt, cask #900008) - 030810
Blackadder
  • Ledaig 1975/1995 (56.5%, Blackadder, Limited Editions, cask #65, 180 bottles) - 310516
  • Ledaig 10 yo 1992/2002 (45%, Blackadder, cask #115) - 240604
  • Ledaig 6 yo 2005/2012 (64%, Riverstown, sherry cask, cask #9011, 166 bottles) - 170113
Cadenhead
  • Ledaig 22 yo 1972/1995 (51.3%, Cadenhead) - 110906
  • Ledaig (Tobermory) 23 yo 1972/1996 (53.5%, Cadenhead, Authentic Collection) - 020518
  • Ledaig 21 yo 1973/1995 (53.4%, Cadenhead’s Authentic Collection, small white Label) - 140609
  • Ledaig 10 yo 1992 (58.2%, Cadenhead) - 240604
  • Ledaig 23 yo 1992/2016 (55%, Cadenhead, Authentic Collection, bourbon hogshead, 180 bottles) - 310516
  • Ledaig 22 yo 1993/2015 (54.3%, Cadenhead, Authentic Collection, bourbon hogshead, 252 bottles) - 300516
  • Ledaig 11 yo 1997/2008 (57.7%, Cadenhead, bourbon hogshead, 234 bottles) - 290610
  • Ledaig 19 yo 1997/2016 (53.9%, Cadenhead, Single Cask, bourbon hogshead, 252 bottles) - 061217
  • Ledaig 20 yo 1997/2018 (52.8%, Cadenhead, bourbon hogshead, Single Cask) - 020518
  • Ledaig 11 yo 2005/2017 (61.8%, Cadenhead, Authentic Collection, butt, 450 bottles) - 061217
Chieftain's
  • Ledaig 31 yo 1973/2004 (54.8%, Chieftains, sherry hogshead #1710, 114 bottles) - 021104
  • Ledaig 31 yo 1973/2004 (47.8%, Chieftain’s, sherry hogshead, casks #1711-1712, 120 bottles) - 051217
  • Ledaig 12 yo 1997/2010 (55%, Chieftain's, Acolon Wine Finish, cask #91601, 364 bottles) - 290610
Dewar Rattray - A.D. Rattray
  • Ledaig 7 yo 2005/2013 (62.2%, A.D. Rattray, bourbon hogshead, cask #900209, 301 bottles) - 261113
Douglas Laing
  • Ledaig 21 yo 1993/2014 (50.9%, Douglas Laing, Old Particular, refill hogshead, cask ref #DL10263, 288 bottles) - 260814
  • Ledaig 15 yo 2001/2017 (48.4%, Douglas Laing, Old Particular, refill hogshead, cask #11605, 255 bottles) - 061217
Dun Bheagan
  • Ledaig 29 yo 1974/2004 (50%, Dun Bheagan, cask #5477-5478, 396 bottles) - 021104
Gordon & MacPhail
  • Ledaig 10 yo 1972 (40%, G&M Connoisseurs Choice, Old Brown Label, +/- 1982) - 160209
  • Ledaig 11 yo 1972 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail, Connoisseurs Choice, +/-1983) - 261113
  • Ledaig 13 yo 1972 (40%, G&M Connoisseur’s Choice, old brown label, circa 1985) - 050106
  • Ledaig 1972 (40%, G&M Connoisseur’s Choice old brown label) - Islay 2005`
  • Ledaig 1973 (40%, G&M Connoisseur’s Choice old map label, circa 1992) - 200406
  • Ledaig 1974/2000 (40%, G&M Rare Old) - no notes - 85
  • Ledaig 1990/1999 (40%, G&M Connoisseur’s Choice) - 240604
  • Ledaig 1990/2009 (43%, Gordon & MacPhail, Connoisseur’s Choice) - 230511
  • Ledaig 1997/2013 (46%, Gordon & MacPhail Reserve for La Maison du Whisky, refill sherry hogshead, cask #461) - 261113
  • Ledaig 1997/2013 (56.8%, Gordon & MacPhail for The Whisky Exchange, refill sherry, cask #465) - 260814
  • Ledaig 1999/2015 (46%, Gordon & MacPhail, Connoisseur’s Choice) - 300516
  • Ledaig 2004/2017 (55.5%, Gordon & MacPhail, Cask Strength, sherry, first fill and refill sherry hogsheads, casks # 16600503-16600506) - 301117
  • Ledaig 2004/2017 (46%, Gordon & MacPhail, Connoisseurs Choice) - 020518
  • Ledaig 2005/2017 (45%, Gordon & MacPhail, Private Collection, Hermitage wood finish, 4,100 bottles) - 301117
Hunter Laing
  • Ledaig 20 yo 1993/2013 (50%, Hunter Laing, Old Malt Cask, refill hogshead, 162 bottles) - 260814
  • Ledaig 8 yo 2005/2013 (46%, Hunter Laing, Hepburn's Choice, 382 bottles) - 250814
James MacArthur
  • Ledaig 18 yo 1972 (54.4%, James MacArthur) - 250905
  • Ledaig 18 yo 1972 (55.9%, James MacArthur) - 110906
  • Ledaig 21 yo (54.2%, James MacArthur, 500 years of Scotch whisky 1484-1994, +/-1994) - 010311
  • Ledaig 1993/2004 (56.5%, James McArthur) - 180306
MacKillop's Choice
  • Ledaig 1994/2007 (43%, MacKillop’s Choice, cask #74) - 160209
Malts of Scotland
  • Ledaig 1998/2010 (61.8%, Malts of Scotland, sherry butt, cask #800025, 256 bottles) - 010311
  • Ledaig 1998/2011 (61.2%, Malts of Scotland, sherry butt, cask ref #11010, 258 bottles) - 241111
  • Ledaig 2001/2013 (58.9%, Malts of Scotland, bourbon barrel, cask #MoS 13049, 214 bottles) - 310516
  • Ledaig 2005/2012 (53.6%, Malts of Scotland, bourbon barrel, cask #MoS 12027, 180 bottles) - 300912
The Nectar
  • Ledaig 8 yo 2001/2010 (61%, The Nectar of the Daily Drams) - 030810
Sestante
  • Ledaig Tobermory 14 yo 1973/1987 (56.3%, Sestante, Italy) - 200406
Signatory
  • Ledaig 30 yo 1974/2005 (48.7%, Signatory, cask #3223, shery hogshead, 208 bottles) - 250905
  • Ledaig 30 yo 1974/2005 (48%, Signatory Cask Strength Collection, 204 bottles) - 220305
  • Ledaig 11 yo 1993/2004 (43%, Signatory, cask #124, 417 bottles) - 180306
  • Ledaig 16 yo 1993/2010 (43%, Signatory, casks #413+417, 752 bottles) - 290610
  • Ledaig 10 yo 2004/2015 (60.4%, Signatory Vintage, 1st fill sherry butt, cask #900175, 439 bottles) - 300516
  • Ledaig 10 yo 2005/2016 (56.6%, Signatory Vintage for Taiwan, 1st fill sherry butt, cask #900149, 616 bottles) - 041217
  • Ledaig 10 yo 2005/2016 (57.3%, Signatory Vintage, first fill sherry butt, cask #900151, 650 bottles) - 061217
  • Ledaig 2005/2017 (56.6%, Signatory Vintage for La Maison du Whisky) - 301117
  • Ledaig 7 yo 2008/2016 (60.3%, Signatory Vintage for Le Gus’t, first fill bourbon, cask #700751, 312 bottles) - 260716
Single Malts of Scotland - Specialty Drinks - TWE
  • Ledaig 11 yo (48%, The Single Malts of Scotland, Time Series, 319 bottles, 2016) - 061217
  • Ledaig 12 yo 2004/2016 (58.1%, The Single Malts of Scotland, hoghsead, cask #1030, 327 bottles) - 051217
  • Ledaig 13 yo 2004/2017 (55.2%, The Single Malts of Scotland, hogshead, cask #37) - 041217
  • Ledaig 13 yo 2004/2017 (58.7%, Elixir Distillers, The Whisky Trail Dragon Series for Whisky-e Ltd, Japan, hogshead, cask #0036) - 020518
  • Ledaig 11 yo 2005/2016 (56.8%, The Single Malts of Scotland, sherry butt, cask #900161, 564 bottles) - 041217
SMWS
  • Ledaig 24 yo 1972/1997 (49.8%, Scotch Malt Whisky Society, #42.8) - 260716
The Whisky Fair and affiliates
  • Tobermory-Ledaig 33 yo 1973/2006 (48%, The Whisky Fair, 281 bottles) - 260207
  • Tobermory/Ledaig 15 yo 1997/2012 (51,1%, Liquid Sun, refill hogshead, 265 bottles) - 261113
  • Tobermory Ledaig 10 yo 2004/2014 (53.2%, Liquid Treasures, bourbon hogshead, 179 bottles) - 310516
  • Ledaig 7 yo 2005/2012 (52.1%, The Whisky Agency and The Nectar, bourbon hogshead, 289 bottles) - 170113
Whisky-Doris
  • Ledaig 9 yo 2001/2011 (60,6%, Whisky-Doris, sherry butt, 192 bottles) - 170511
  • Ledaig 9 yo 2001/2011 (50,5%, Whisky-Doris, The Dram, sherry butt, 212 bottles) - 170511
  • Ledaig 8 yo 2005/2013 (54.5%, Whisky-Doris, bourbon hogshead, cask #800015, 149 bottles) - 250814
Wilson & Morgan
  • Ledaig 18 yo 1998/2016 (62.7%, Wilson & Morgan, sherry, butt #800032, 445 bottles) - 041217
Various IB
  • Ledaig 'Mull-a-Mhoine' (56%, Robert Butler Selection, +/-2012) - 261113
  • Ledaig 10 yo (57.4%, Chorlton Whisky, bourbon hogshead, 2017) - 301117
  • Ledaig 20 yo (40%, Douglas Murdoch, early 1990's) - 251207
  • Ledaig 1972 (51.9%, La Maison du Whisky, circa 1995) - 251207
  • Ledaig 1972/1988 (43%, Revived by Full Proof, 228 bottles, 75cl) - 160209
  • Ledaig 32 yo 1972/2005 (48.9%, Alambic Classique Collection, Germany, sherry but #8721, 396 bottles 396) - 200406
  • Ledaig 37 yo 1972/2010 (48.1%, Alambic Classique, oloroso butt, cask #10722, 152 bottles) - 061010
  • Ledaig 40 yo 1972/2013 (48.2%, Alambic Classique, oloroso sherry cask, cask #13310, 113 bottles) - 261113
  • Ledaig 1992/2002 (46%, Caledonian Collection, cask #114) - 180306
  • Ledaig 16 yo 1994/2011 (46%, Mo Or Collection, bourbon hogshead, 330 bottles) - 060412
  • Ledaig 16 yo 1997/2014 (51.1%, Pure Spirit) - 310516
  • Ledaig 16 yo 1998/2015 (56.2%, Morrison & Mackay for HNSW Taiwan, hogshead, cask #700244, 258 bottles) - 310516
  • Ledaig 17 yo 1999/2016 (51.5%, TWCC, Switzerland, bourbon, 808 bottles) - 051217
  • Ledaig 11 yo 2001/2012 (58.6%, The Stillman's, bourbon hogshead, 335 bottles) - 261113
  • Ledaig 7 yo 2004/2012 (61.9%, Archives, hogshead, cask #90009, 302 bottles) - 060412
  • Ledaig 10 yo 2004/2015 (60.4%, La Maison du Whisky, Artist, sherry butt, cask #900179, 588 bottles) - 300516
  • Ledaig 2005/2013 (55.2%, Whisky-Fässle, bourbon hogshead) - 261113
  • Ledaig 2005/2013 (62.8%, Archives, hogshead, cask #900092, 227 bottles) - 250814
  • Ledaig 8 yo 2005/2013 (54.2%, Maltbarn, bourbon barrel) - 250814
  • Ledaig 8 yo 2005/2014 (53.3%, Whisky-Fässle, bourbon hogshead) - 250814
  • Ledaig 8 yo 2005/2014 (51.3%, The Whisky Mercenary) - 310516
  • Ledaig 8 yo 2005/2014 (48.1%, Pure Spirit and Whisky & Co) - 310516
  • Ledaig 9 yo 2005/2014 (48.1%, Malt Barn, bourbon, 141 bottles) - 310516
  • Ledaig 8 yo 2005 (53,7%, Highland Laird, Bartels Rawlings, +/-2014) - 300516
  • Ledaig 10 yo 2005/2015 (56.7%, Single Cask Nation, refill bourbon barrel, cask #10, 235 bottles) - 030816
  • Ledaig 9 yo 2007/2016 (58%, Dornoch, Thompson Bros.) - 051217
  • Ledaig 8 yo 2007/2017 (51.5%, The Whisky Mercenary for Whisky Troef) - 020518
  • Ledaig 10 yo 2007/2017 (55.2%, Claxton’s, for Van Zuylen 50th Anniversary, sherry octave finish, cask # 1716VZ-700815) - 020518
  • Ledaig 10 yo 2007/2017 (53%, Claxton’s, oloroso octave) - 020518
  • Ledaig 8 yo 2008/2016 (60.9%, Archives, sherry butt, cask #700712, 609 bottles) - 041217
  • Ledaig 8 yo 2008/2016 (52.8%, Claxton’s, sherry butt, 645 bottles) - 051217