Talisker Port Ruighe Island single malt Scotch whiskey from the Isle of Skye. Double matured in port casks.
Nose: Sweet smokiness of a dying wood burning fire with the richness of ripen plums.
Palate: The initial pepper on the tongue soon develops into a peatiness with a difference. A creamy smokiness mingled with spice and dark fruits.
Finish: Long lingering dry smokiness.
Talisker Single Malt Whiskey
Brothers Hugh and Keneth MacAskill Talisker Distillery was established at Carbost on the Isle of Skye off the west coast of Scotland in 1830 with construction commencing the following year. Soaking up its own reflection from Loch Harport one day yet fending off North Atlantic gales the next. Talisker is an Islands malt whisky distillery equipped with five stills and has retained its traditional five round wooden worm tubs. There is an excellent range of official bottlings, including Talisker 10 Year Old and Distillers Edition supplemented by independent bottlings in the Secret Stills and Old Malt Cask ranges.