Bowmore - Islay Single Malt (Dumpy Bottle) 12 year old Whisky

75cl | 40%

Out of stock
HTFW Cat. No:
LP2998
More Information
Distillery Bowmore
Series / Description Islay Single Malt (Dumpy Bottle)
Year Bottled 1980's
Age 12 year old
Alcohol ABV 40 %
Cask Strength No
Cask Wood Type Oak
Single Cask No
Packaging Unboxed
Bottler Distillery
Country of Origin Scotland
Stopper Cork
Bottle Type Dumpy
Bottle Size 75cl
Neck Level Low Shoulder
HTFW Cat. No. LP2998

Product Description

A bottle of the much collected and increasingly rare brown dumpy Bowmore which is rapidly being snapped up by overseas buyers at the time of writing.

Nose: Very briny with an almost sauerkraut like pungency, vegetal, herbal lozenges, exotic fruits ripening on a hot day next to a fishmongers display by the coast. Hints of caraway seeds and earthy/heathery notes.

Palate: Again vey briny with green vegetal, sour apple and salted tapioca pudding, herbal notes, smoked grapefruit, white ash peat smoke lingering.

Finish: More sauerkraut but with a tangy fruit edge (grapefruit and apple cores) salty and herbal, charred green peppers on a smoked fish bbq, white pepper and brine.

An oddity of a Bowmore that is somewhat of a time capsule in that it bears no resemblance to its current  12 year old release. A challenging style of old fashioned Islay that reminds me somewhat of current young age statement Ledaig.

 

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