Very maritime and highly complex 'old' Bowmore with some incredible old Sherry casks in it ... a real classic!
Smooth sea - calm but powerful.
When it is in the mouth you involuntarily have to catch your breath because of the pure delight.
extremely round and balanced with vast richness.
Tasting with Armin Fuchs.
basket full of ripe autumn fruits, old warehouse, pears and apples, really old Sherry cask, prunes, some smoke, salt, caramel (also spiced), scouring milk, motor oil cloth, lemon (comes also like a spice), some peat in combination with stored wood trunks, cherry and strawberry jam, apricot jam, slightly burnt dough, slightly fermented grapes, some old engine, some fine custard, milk chocolate, toffee, service station floor, hints of vault, maritime, espresso with some alcohol, pure Sherry, noble tart chocolate, tender and round wood spice with inlet medium, barn loft, applesauce, fruitcake, fresh orange peel, slightly pungent barley (Bowmore typical), sprinkle of sweet paprika powder, some charcoal from grill, old cask with sour orange juice, moments of wide and green grasslands, cognac, brandy beans, espresso chocolate, sugared apricots
fiery, lemon juice, some old Sherry cask, cherry juice, orange juice (sour), plums, old wood, some cognac, espresso, Sherry, dark chocolate and cocoa powder, a lot of citrus, old furniture, pure peat, old and hay, old and slightly brittle wood planks, wonderful 'old' tartness right from the beginning, dark currant juice, distinct Sherry cask, slightly sweet peat, pleasant and decent spiciness, some grainy components, christmas tree, long, hints of kiwi, litchi, salt
old and dry Sherry with a lot of citrus and scouring milk, a lot of dark chocolate with some slightly burnt peat, warm and dark, Sherry cask, various pickled fruits, tart and rough leather, also fresh fruits in combination with peat (which also functions the base), tobacco leaves, many fruit peels, plums, hints of cinnamon, some cognac, highly complex finish, some wood, getting dry in the most pleasant way, some chili, clear marzipan, 'old' fruit sweetness, burnt wood, pantry, sprinkle of pepper, idea of applesauce, salt (salty litchi)