CATEGORY: Single Malt.
BOTTLER: Distillery Bottling.
BOTTLING SERIE: Vintner's Trilogy.
STATED AGE: 26 years old.
CASK TYPE: Wine Barrique.
STRENGTH: 48.7% Vol.
SIZE: 700 ml.
As the world’s oldest scotch maturation house, Bowmore’s legendary No.1 Vaults is the birthplace of coveted and collectable whiskies including the new Vintner’s Trilogy. The second in the trilogy, Bowmore 26 Year Old Wine Matured spends time in ex-bourbon barrels and wine barriques, developing a burnt amber colour.
ON THE EYE: Burnt amber.
BREATH IN: Redcurrant jam, camphor oil and cherry pie intermingle with earthy smoke.
SIP: Tropical fruits such as papaya and mango and a honeyed sweetness with the addition of water.
SAVOUR: Oak spiced smoke and rich dark chocolate with a hint of salt.