- Bowmore 17 Year Old 1996 Old Particular
Bowmore 17 Year Old 1996 vintage Islay single malt Scotch whiskey. Single refill hogshead #10125 bottled December 2013 by Douglas Laing for the Old Particular range. 312 bottles.
NOSE: Bees wax + subtle smoke - old antique furniture (?) + soot in a warm fireplace.
PALATE: Mouth coating & malty – with a leathery quality + attractive smoke & dry tobacco.
FINISH: Long & oily – now smoke becomes more apparent + soft sweet tar & salty liquorice.
Bowmore Single Malt Whiskey
Bowmore Distillery was established by David Simpson in 1779 on the Isle of Islay. Situated by the shore of Loch Indaal it is amongst the oldest working distilleries on Islay and one of the oldest malt whiskey distilleries in Scotland. Bowmore Distillery continues to produce a proportion of its malted barley on its own traditional malting floors and malt kilns. Bowmore Distillery is a participant in Feis Isle, the Islay Festival of Malt and Music during which special bottlings. Popular official bottlings include Bowmore 12 Year Old, 15 Year Old and 25 Year Old.