Talisker

Port Ruighe

ABV 45.8%
REVIEWED Issue 112
Specifications
Brand: Talisker
Expression: Port Ruighe
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: No Age Statement
ABV: 45.8%
Country/Region: Scotland / Islands (Non Islay)
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
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Talisker Distillery, Carbost, Isle of Skye, Islands (Non Islay), Scotland
Taster   Rob Allanson
Nose: Plum jam, a hint of citrus and chocolate. There are bonfire notes, hot stone baked bread. Almost a fresh printer's ink note.
Palate: Sweet cured herring with beetroot and roast chilli peppers. Very viscous with tinned mandarins. The smoke starts to become more apparent in time.
Finish: Short with hints of mocha coffee.
Comment: The additional maturation has amplified a sweet side to this islander. Not a bad thing either.
8.0
Taster   Martine Nouet
Nose: Fragrant. A distant marine aroma. Peppery. Hint of smoke. But it is more dominated by oak. Raisins. Toffee.
Palate: Sweet and somewhat flat at mid palate. The palate is in tune with the nose. A slight salty feel like salted butter fudge.
Finish: Sweet and short.
Comment: Disappointing for a Talisker. The port finish takes it off the shore.
7.6
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