The Whiskies of Islay — Bruichladdich
Bruichladdich Islay Barley Rockside Farm 2010 50%
Barley varieties Optic and Oxbridge were planted across the breadth of the island in 2009 at Coull, Cruach, Dunlossit, Island, Mulindry, Rockside, Starchmill, and Sunderland Farms. The spirit produced from the crop was then filled into ex-Bourbon and French wine casks and matured in Bruichladdich's warehouses by Loch Indaal. Lightly sweet with n...
Bruichladdich 'Gordon & MacPhail' 1994 / 2016 56.2%
This independent bottling by Gordon & MacPhail of Bruichladdich was distilled prior to the distilleries closure in 1994. Bottled at natural cask strength, it has a fragrant honeyed sweetness with hints of vanilla & Sherry developing. The taste is complex with flavours of banana, apple and custard, complemented by a milk chocolate edge an...
Bruichladdich 'Octomore' 10 year old 57.3%
Malt peated to a whopping 167ppm was used to produce this heavily peated expession from creative Islay distillers Bruichladdich. 18000 bottles were produced from a vatting of first fill bourbon and Grenache Blanc wine casks that had matured the spirit for over 10 years. The result is rich, full bodied and oily whisky with balanced flavours of pe...
Bruichladdich 'Port Charlotte' Scottish Barley 50%
Bruichladdich's heavily peated 'Port Charlotte' range is made using barley grown in Scotland which has been peated to a level of 40ppm and matured in the Islay village Port Charlotte. A warming dram with the dryness of peat smoke mixed with citrus, soft fruits and classic sea spray.
Bruichladdich Octomore 10 years old 57.3%
Malted barley peated to a whopping 167ppm was used to produce this heavily peated expession from creative Islay distillers Bruichladdich. 18,000 bottles were produced from a vatting of first fill bourbon and Grenache Blanc wine casks that had matured the spirit for over 10 years. The result is rich, full bodied and oily whisky with balanced flav...
Bruichladdich Octomore 8.3 61.2%
This edition of the Octomore has been matured in 1st fill, ex bourbon barrels, and pairs the smokey intensity particular to Octomore with fruity and confectionary notes from the maturation. A truly powerful peated whisky.
Bruichladdich Black Art 6.1, 26 Years Old 46.9%
Bruichladdich 'Signatory' 1990 / 27 years old 55.5%
Distilled at the Bruichladdich distillery on Islay in 1990, this new release from Signatory shows the less commonly seen style of sherry cask maturation. A sister cask of this release showed a wonderfully earthy and foosty character, with a flavour that can be described as a cheese platter - a hint of wash rind cheese surrounded by dried fruits,...