Duncan Taylor Octave 2000 Bowmore 22 Year Old
Key Facts About This Single Malt Scotch
Bottler: Duncan Taylor
Age: 22 years old
Region: Islay, Scotland
Spirit: Single malt scotch
Cask Type: Finished in a sherry octave for 9 months
Cask Ref: 3735959
Alcohol by Volume: 53.7%
Bottled: Natural colour and without chill filtration
Outturn: 78 bottles
Bottle Size: 700ml
Bowmore 22 Year Old Tasting Notes
Nose: Quite leathery, with dark fruits. More fruit than peat, but with an appealing coastal, mineral backbone.
Palate: Very clean and coastal. Salt-preserved lemons. A smoky tangine laced with rich, aged balsamic vinegar, brown sauce and tamarind.
Finish: Long and fairly salty. The dried fruits of the nose make a welcome return. The peat comes over as a distant kiln chimney. Overall rich and balanced.
About this Duncan Taylor Octave
This is a 22 year old Bowmore distilled in 2000. Duncan Taylor moved the whisky into a small sherry octave cask for a nine month finishing period. These small casks (around 60 litres) have a big impact on flavour. And being a small cask, it only produced 78 bottles of this very exclusive whisky.
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