Single cask #7609. A great value 18-year old bottling from Berry Bros & Rudd, London.
This bottle scooped Whisky Magazine's 2010 Independent Bottlers Challenge Bronze Award.
Wonderfully aromatic, this remarkable Whisky offers peat with leather, yellow fruit and leafy notes. The palate shows sooty smoke and ample fruit with a little pepper and hot sand emerging on the finish.
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.