Category: Single Malt from Islay, Scotland
Bottler: Distillery Bottling.
Bottling serie: Stillmen's Selection.
Age: 17 years old.
Casktype: Bordeaux Wine Barriques.
Strength: 53.1 % Vol.
Number of bottles: 1500
Bottle Number: 917
Hand-selected from Bowmore distilled on 22nd June 1998 and matured in Bordeaux wine barriques, this whisky embodies the balanced fruitiness and aromatic smokiness that is the Bowmore motif, timed to perfection by their stillmen, further enhanced by 17 years in the legendary No.1 Vaults, the world's oldest Scotch whisky maturation warehouse.
On the Eye: rich mahogany.
Breath in: cherry and chocolate with smoked bramble, baked waxed apple, almond and balanced peat smoke.
Sip: velvety chocolate and tangy stewed fruits with ripe plums and grape tannins.
Savour: cocoa, smoke-infused cherries and lingering sea salt.