Bowmore 14 Year Old 1999 Vintage Islay single malt Scotch whisky. Single refill sherry butt #10146 bottled October 2013 by Hunter Laing & Co. for the Old Malt Cask series. 563 bottles.
Nose: Sweet peaty sea weed slight rubber vanilla.
Palate: Initially sweet rich fruits then peaty woody.
Finish: Long lingering peat smoke and oak.
Bowmore Distillery was established on the Isle of Islay off the west coast of Scotland by John Simpson in 1779. Situated in Bowmore by the shore of Loch Indaal it is the oldest working distillery on Islay and one of the oldest malt whisky distilleries in Scotland. Bowmore Distillery continues to produce a proportion of its malted barley on its own traditional malting floors and malt kilns. Visitors are welcomed in the Bowmore visitor centre where distillery tours are available in addition to Bowmore Distillery cottages to rent. Bowmore Distillery is a participant in Feis Isle, the Islay Festival of Malt and Music.