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Wemyss Vintage Malts Ltd

4 Melville Crescent , Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 7JA, Scotland
Tel: +44 131 226 3445
Fax: +44 131 225 6214


Whiskies (35)

Lord Elcho 15 Years Old
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
8 Balanced and well put together, with enough bite to punch through.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Wemyss Malts 1997, The Bosun's Dram
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Very sweet, peaty but drinkable.

Wemyss Malts 2002, Lead on Macduff
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 “Sweet Like Tropicana” in the words of the popular rap artist Dizzee Rascal.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Wemyss Malts Single Cask Release Lemon Cheesecake
Single Grain - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Tender hearted and loveable. Delicious.

Wemyss Vinatge Malts Well Mannered Mint 1999
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 Balanced yet assertive.

Wemyss Vintage Malts 1998, Lemon Zest
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Round, sweet and well balanced. Like a packet of Starburst sweets.

Wemyss Vintage Malts 2001, Peat Smoked Herring
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 I'll take a case. Lovely stuff.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Apple Pastry 1991
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 ?Nothing wrong with this, perhaps a little dry for my tastes, but has some interesting top notes to explore.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Apples and Pears 1991
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 A strange package that almost works.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Autumn Berries 1986 26 Years Old
Blended Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 Deceptive. The nose is fresh and fragrant. But the palate does not deliver much and the finish is so short.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Wemyss Vintage Malts Autumn Leaves 12 Years Old 1997
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 A fresh and balanced dram. Easy going, straightforward, cheerful. A perfect appetiser.

Wemyss Vintage Malts BBQ Sauce 1990 19 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.00%
7 A perfectly pleasant potation.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Billowing Embers 1997
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 The cask was obviously not active. Not unpleasant but a bit basic. Might be refreshing with ice on a hot (Islay?) day.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Bonfires on the Beach 1997 11 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 A pleasant young islander (an Ileach obviously). Refreshing,wrapped in smoke,easygoing. To quench the thirst after a walk.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Dried Fruit Basket
Blended Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 That raw sulphury edge suggests an immature whisky or one where there's been little communication between cask and whisky.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Flowers of Scotland 1991 18 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 Wemyss manage to produce highly quaffable bottlings. This is good but just lacks the cohesion that would elevate it to a higher level.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Freshly Cut Grass
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 Like No2 this is delicate but while that shows good distillery character this just seems not quite fully formed. Pleasant, but pleasant isn't enough after two decades.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Fruit and Nut Fudge 1989 20 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 While this doesn't set the house on fire,it's eminently drinkable.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Fruit Bonbons 1989
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 An invigorating whisky. Perky, refreshing, leaving a clean taste on the palate. It gives an uplift on a misty morning.

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

Wemyss Vintage Malts Ginger Compote, 1996 15 Years Old
Blended - Scotland - 43.00%
7 Great balance - true to its distillery character but a slightly softer edge than usual.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Honey Comb 14 Years Old 1994
Single Malt - Scotland - 60.00%
7 A sweet and frisky dram. Clean,Straightforward. Refreshing.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Honey Harvest 13 Years Old 1997
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 Has substance but light enough to make a fine aperitif/Highball.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Wemyss Vintage Malts Honey Smoke 13 Years Old 1996
Blended Malt - Scotland - 59.60%
8 An enticing islander. A dash of water gives a velvety feel but in the same time, enhances the sootiness, hence a dusty feel on the tongue.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Honey Spice 1991
Blended - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Balanced and with good energy.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Lemon Grove 1989 (Cragganmore)
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 A cool summer dessert that acts as an ideal wake-me-up.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Lemon Smoke 1996 16 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 0.00%
8 Solid and distinctly ‘Islay' in character.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Lord Elcho
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
8 The air the day after a hippy festival leaves town. Scented and earthy.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Wemyss Vintage Malts Mocha Spice 21 Years Old, 1990
Blended Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Good palate whisky, but keep the water on the side.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Oak Apple 1988
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 A whispering whisky,especially on the nose. Will not stand in front of big guys in tastings.But I like its fresh delicacy.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Peat Chimney 5 Years Old
Blended Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
7 If it's a chimney it's one above a sweet shop.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Peat Chimney 8 Years Old
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
7 Well put together.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Rum 'n' Raisin 1989
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 A pleasant summer dram. The nose delivers more than the palate though. To try with a bowl of strawberries and yoghurt.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Salt & Pepper 1997
Blended - Scotland - 56.20%
7 Has good balance and decent complexity.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Salted Caramel
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 ?Doesn't sing out as loudly as one would hope for - it's certainly pleasant, but not hugely exciting.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Salted Caramel
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 ?Bold, spicy and peppery with a dynamic dry smoke. Anyone fancy a Jalfrezi?

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