A limited edition, natural cask strength single malt whisky. 1 of 3000 bottles produced
From the only distillery on the Isle of Skye.
Fourteenth and equal oldest limited release to be offered by the distillery.
From American Oak and European Oak refill casks, bottled 2009
Interesting to compare with three previous bottlings of this age in the same series, all of them whiskies of great dignity, subtle nuance and easy balance.
Fewer than 3,000 individually numbered bottles available world-wide
Drinks well at full strength and has a pleasant, teeth-coating texture. The smoke is immediate and dry with creamy oak. Almond milk and light, sweet stone fruits emerge, joined by a trace of salt, as with peat moss in the rain or seaweed. Adding a little water brings up a pleasant smooth texture. Its now quite sweet to start but less so overall, with some salt and a trace of cloves.
Long and gently warming, with salty seaweed in the lingering maritime aftertaste and just a white pepper tingle on the tongue in place of that chilli pepper catch