Note – Deeper oak spices and caramelised pear develop and warm the nose.
Palate – A vibrant combination of classic oak spices and delicate soft fruits with hints of ripe banana and fruit salad syrup.
Finish – Long and smooth.
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.
Beinn Dubh Black Mountain
Pronounced ‘Ben Doo’ And Meaning Black Mountain
After The Success Of Cu Dhub, The Black Whisky Made At Speyside For Danish Bottler Mac Y, The Distillery Has Decided To Launch Its Own Version. Beinn Dubh Translates As ‘Black Mountain’.
Nose – Caramel, Toasty, Soy, Walnut And Burnt Raisins.
Palate – Cold Coffee With Dark Brown Sugar, Vanilla And Dried Fruit.
Finish – Toffee And Chocolate Malt.
Auchentoshan 12 5cl
A More Recent Release From The Auchentoshan Distillery, Replacing The Previous Staple 10 Year Old, This 12 Year Old Bottling Launched At The Same Time Auchentoshan Had A Dramatic Rebrand Back In 2011.
Triple Distilled Then Matured For Over Twelve Years.
Nose – Cereals And Exotic Fruits.
Palate – Vanilla And Sweet Barley
Finish – Dry, Long And Sweet.
BenRiach Heart Of Speyisde
Located In The ‘Heart Of Speyside’, In The North-East Region Of Morayshire, BenRiach Displays All The Traditional Charm Of A Speyside Distillery. Built By John Duff In 1898, BenRiach Draws Its Water From The Burnside Springs Located Underground, Deep Below The Distillery.
The Entry Level BenRiach Bottling With No Age Statement, Named For The Distillery’s Location In Elgin In Moray At The Heart Of Speyside.
A Fresh, Youthful Whisky With A Distinct Countryside Note.
Nose – Fresh Heather, Fruit, Honey, Nuts And Oak Wood.
Palate – Rounded Smoothness, Marmalade And Gentle Smoke.
Finish – Peppery Oak Develops.
The BenRiach Heart Of Speyside Is The Perfect Introduction To The Classic Speyside Range.