Old Malt Cask Bowmore 17 Year Old - Feis Ile 2019
70cl / 55.6% abv
Old Malt Cask Bowmore 17 Year Old - Feis Ile 2019 Description
Selected by & bottled exclusively for Loch Fyne Whiskies in celebration of the 2019 Islay Festival
Part of the famed Old Malt Cask series from family-run bottler Hunter Laing & Co., this single cask expression was distilled at Bowmore on Islay in December 2001. Matured for 17 years in a single refill barrel, it was bottled in May 2019 at a natural cask strength of 55.6% abv – higher than the usual preferred strength of Old Malt Cask bottlings.
Nose: passion fruit, apples and bonfire smoke.
Palate: sweet mango drizzled with caramel sauce and plenty of Bowmore peat.
Finish: long with fruity notes lingering amidst the smoke.