The Whiskies of Islay — Bowmore
Bowmore 'Adelphi' 1997 / 19 years old #2412 56.8%
Distilled in 1997 and laid down in a ex-Sherry butt for 19 years, this new selection from Adelphi is a classic Bowmore through and through. The nose starts with jam enriched suet pudding, salty-sweet Curly Wurly and Snickers chocolate bars. These rich flavours are joined by the more unusual and typical notes of lint bandages, antiseptic cream an...
Bowmore 'Darkest' 15 years old 43%
A new bottling from Bowmore which is a combination of vanilla-rich bourbon casks and 2 years in Oloroso sherry casks. A fantastic dram!
Bowmore 'Legend' 40%
Bowmore's no age statement expression. NOSE: Peat smoke with hints of fresh sea air. PALATE: Bold zesty lemon and smoke with a touch of honey.
Bowmore 'Xtra Old Particular' 1989 / 25 years old 55.1%
Distilled at the end of 1989 and filled into a refill hogshead cask, this Bowmore was left to mature for 25 years before being bottled at its natural cask strength. Gently maratime with coastal and oceanic with a drifting subtle smoke. Sweetly smoky to start on the palate with a sooty and iodine peatyness that stays for a long time on the finish...
Bowmore 12 years old 43%
Complex yet perfectly balanced, the Bowmore 12 carries notes of subtle lemon, honey and silky peat smoke. A gentler style of Islay smoke from the islands oldest distillery.
Bowmore 18 years old 43%
Released in January 2007 to replace the 17 year old, this is a complex and interesting Bowmore that opens up beautifully given time. It has a perfumed aroma with stewed fruit and gentle smoke in the background which continues to develop on the palate along with plum jam and fruit flavours which leads to a mellow finish with gentle peat smoke eve...