Whisky Connosr
Menu
Shop Join

Royal Lochnagar 10 Years / Provenance

Good Start Bad Finish

0 084

@MaltActivistReview by @MaltActivist

7th Mar 2014

0

  • Nose
    22
  • Taste
    21
  • Finish
    20
  • Balance
    21
  • Overall
    84

Show rating data charts

Distribution of ratings for this: brand user

There's not a lot to say about this whisky other than it's been bottled by Douglas Laing as part of the Provenance series. It is a Winter 2001 distillation and bottled in the Summer of 2011 from a single re-fill hogshead.

And it' quite boring.

Nose: Shows initial promise with it's multi-layered approach. It's young and sprightly like fresh cut grass. Coconut shavings and warm toffee mix in sweetly with lemon drops and something a touch floral.

Palate: Not as complex as promised. Minty greens, fennel slices and lemon drops roll around in a layer of coarse brown sugar and white pepper. It was all going well until a mysterious bitterness started creeping through and began to distract. This is a brand new bottle so to be fair I'll give it a couple of months to see if that bitterness still remains.

Finish: Medium oily with a lot of spicy herbs. And that same irritating bitterness.

Move along folks. No fireworks here.

Related Royal Lochnagar reviews

0 comments

You must be signed-in to comment here

Sign in