- Bowmore 18 Year Old 1997 Shellfish Platter
Bowmore 18 Year Old 1997 vintage 'Shellfish Platter' Islay single malt Scotch whiskey. Single cask hogshead bottled 2015 by Wemyss Malts. 330 bottles.
Nose: A platter laden with sweet crab in the shell, grilled scallops, fresh oysters and salt crusted grilled langoustines spritzed with lime juice with heather and lavender smoking on the barbeque.
Palate: White hot ash puffs from the grill on which our seafood sizzles alongside Black Forest ham speared with rosemary and pumpernickel and rye bread rolls.
Finish: A curious balance between cooling smoke and lingering earthiness.
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.