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Talisker

Talisker 18 Year Old

700ML / 45.8% ABV.

Description

Award-winning and much loved by Talisker fans, the 18 year old offers the perfect balance of smoke, sweetness and spice.

Tasting Notes

Nose: Rich and fruity Victoria plums, greengages, perhaps dried orange peel with some butterscotch or rum toffee and a thread of smoke behind. The smoke soon advances into the foreground and the toffee note is joined by a light mintiness. With water, those maritime characteristics emerge once again dry boat varnish, edible seaweed. Still sweet; now with notes of iodine and the smokiness of an un-struck match.

Palate: Sweet in front, then more assertive, with a whiff of smoke. The overall effect is warming. The development is towards smoke, coal-tar and toffee.

Finish: Medium length. The characteristic chilli 'catch' in the finish is subtly present in the aftertaste.

WORLD WHISKIES AWARDS WINNER 2016

Best Scotch - Islands (non Islay) Single Malt Whisky 13 to 20 Years

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