A comparatively recent release from Bowmore, the 18 year old was launched in January of 2007 to replace the 17 year old. A perfumed, fruity offering from the Islay distillery.
Nose:Pungent, citrus. Stewing fruit, hints of damp wood and a very soft smoke.
Palate:Spirity at first, then gives way to perfume, fruit, plum jam. A good sweetness, peat smoke, grapey.
Finish:Seville marmalade, blossom, dark peat.
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