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.
Pungent, citrus. Stewing fruit, hints of damp wood and a very soft smoke.Spirity at first, then give ways to perfume, fruit, plum jam. A good sweetness, peat smoke, grapey.Seville marmalade, blossom, dark peat.