This single malt whisky from Bruichladdich was distilled from barley grown by eight family farms on their remote Scottish Island home. The spirit was distilled early in 2010 before being filled into ex-bourbon and French wine casks. The result is a whisky emerging with crisp sweet apple, ripe gooseberry, malted barley, butterscotch, spice and creamy vanilla custard flavours. 50% ABV.
Finish: The finish is ozone fresh, with zesty lemon and that note of windswept salt that can only have come from maturation by our Atlantic shoreline.
Aromas: The floral nature of Bruichladdich spirit is immediately to the fore, its purity and openness at once refreshing and stimulating. A sea breeze filled with a delicate floral bouquet drifts through before the beauty of young, clean Bruichladdich emerges with crisp sweet apple, ripe gooseberry and peach.
Flavour: The mouthfeel, the viscosity, is a delight. Trickle distillation is a slow and simple technique but fundamental to producing such quality. The texture is muscular and rich, the natural oils coaxed gently from the grain temper the spice to allow its character, its young clean, fresh charm to flourish.