Single cask #85077. Distilled October 1982 and bottled May 2011. 28-year old Bowmore from the award winning Duncan Taylor, Rare Auld series. This cask was originally destined for Japan. 199 numbered bottles.
Nose: Ripe pears, sweet smoke, vanilla custard . Palate: Bursting with juicy green fruits and touch of sweet candy, creamy, hints of germolene. Finish: Very long, mouth coating, fruity with touch of dry smoke at the end.
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.