Nose – Herbal and grassy with sweetened smoke.
Palate – Chocolate oak over spicy, earthy smokiness. Complexity rolls over the tongue.
Finish – Smouldering burnt heather on Highland hills.
Bowmore 18 Year Old
One Of The Most Remarkable, Perfectly Balanced Malts Of Its Kind. Cosseted Away In The Finest, Hand-Selected Oak Casks And Allowed To Mature At Its Own Sedate Pace, This Is One Of Bowmore’s Rarest And Most Exceptional Bottlings.
A Popular Expression In Bowmore’s Ongoing Range, This Replaced The 17 Year Old, Which Was Phased Out A Few Years Ago. Fresh, With Notes Of Salty Kippers And Coal Smoke.
Nose – Pungent, Citrus. Stewing Fruit, Hints Of Damp Wood And A Very Soft Smoke.
Palate – Spirity At First, Then Gives Way To Perfume, Fruit, Plum Jam. A Good Sweetness, Peat Smoke And Hints Of Grape.
Finish – Seville Marmalade, Blossom, Dark Peat.
Nose – An elegant nose with hints of oak driving the bouquet. Interesting creme brulee notes leading to generous caramelised fruits and finally polished oak.
Palate – Sweet and concentrated start with some jammy blackcurrant fruitines. Typical tightening towards the back palate.
Finish – Clean and initially sweet.
This Entry Level Bunnahabhain Bottling Comes In A Redesigned Bottle. This 12 Year Old Is Lightly Peated For An Islay Single Malt And Consequently Is A Light, Fresh Dram. Now At The Higher Strength Of 46.3% – For More Complexity And Flavour.
Nose – Fresh And Aromatic Experience With A Subtle Hint Of Smoke.
Palate – A Light Fruit And Nut Appeal.
Finish – Sherried, Mochaccino, Herbal, Balanced Salty Tang.
BenRiach 10 Curiositas
Curiositas Is A 10 Year Old, Peated Release From The Benriach Distillery In What They Call The ‘Classic Speyside Style
Traditionalists Believe That Peated Malts Achieve Optimum Balance Of Peat-Bittersweet And Oak Infusion After 10 Years Of Maturation. Definitely One To Try For Phenol Fans.
Nose – Aromatic Peat Reek With Fragrant Hints Of Honey, Fruit And Mellow Oak.
Palate – An Avalanche Of Peat, Followed By An Extravagant And Complex Mix Of Fruit, Heather, Nuts, Oak Wood And Spices.
Finish – A Distinct Malt With Great Depth And A Bitter Sweet Balance.