Light, creamy amber shines in the Premium Snifter while thick and oily "legs" run endlessly on the glass wall. Maritime echoes combine with muted earth tones and delicate notes of dried citrus fruits to create an incredibly gentle aroma. Minimal smoke plays with juicy oranges and velvety apricots, abrasions from dried grapefruit peel fall onto old vanilla pods and a bouquet of dried mint, sweetness plays with muted earth tones, a few grains of coarse sea salt, a few crumbs of shortbread, raisins and hard toffee, the nose is convincing all along the line.
The first sip gently wets the tongue, suddenly the Chili Catch, known for Talisker, arises on the tongue, warm warmth draws through the palate while a peppery heat with zest of lemons spreads on the tongue. Muted smoky notes with slightly earthy base tones, a touch of sea pizzas with slightly salty notes, pleasant sharpness on the palate, a wonderfully gentle fruit mixture of oranges, apricots, lemons and raisins caresses the tongue, a hint of caramel and toffee, hints of creamy milk chocolate paired with gentle sharpness on the tongue. Hazelnuts and spicy wood tones are minimal, the smoky note increases, as does the salt content and the peppery chilli heat.
Cozy warmth draws through the palate, pleasant spiciness stimulates the flow of saliva, hazelnuts stick to the cheeks with wonderfully soft smoky notes, the maritime notes increase in the aftertaste and end with sweet toffee and chocolate on the tongue. After a few moments, tart and old walnuts swim in the excited saliva under the tongue, the wood tones become drier, the smoke aroma increases. With cedar wood and a hint of tobacco, the aftertaste gradually fades away and leaves dried fruit aromas on the tongue ...