Nose – Huge smoke, seaweedy, “medicinal” with a hint of sweetness. Palate – Deep, complex and smoky yet offers and surprises the palate with a gentle sweetness. Finish – Big and drying, as the savoury, tarry notes build up with an iodine complexity.
This 15-Year-Old Single Malt, Which Spends Its Final Three Years In Oloroso Sherry Casks, Is Elegantly Balanced Between This Sherry Influence And The Distillery’s Fruit And Peat Characteristics – Including A Siren-Like Whisper Of Tropical Fruit That Will Delight Fans Of Older-Style Bowmore.
Nose – Dark And Punchy. Sherry Notes, Juicy Corinth Raisins. Spices. Creamy, Mochaccino, Sweet Dates. Palate – Rich, Woody, Pine Oil. Syrupy. Lovely, Creamy Toffee And Malt. Smoky. Finish – Spicy, Toffee, Sherry, Barley.
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.