A solid performer but not in the same league as the 1982 25 Years Old.
8th Release, 1978, 29 Years Old
Year of Bottling
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Curious Oriental food note (chow mein?) some coconut and tarry smoke.With water it's all change,with cleaner and zingy lime notes.
Palate: Savoury olives and artichoke,sweet and woody,with a distinctive peaty and earthy underlay.
Finish: Quite long; rustic,with some salt and pepper.
Comment: A solid performer but not in the same league as the 1982 25 Years Old.
Nose: Briny.Smoky. Rooty peat.Hint of violet. Tarmac after a summer shower. Seaweed bonfire. Rich and invigorating.Touch of lemon zest.
Palate: Firm and sweet. That lovely deep maltiness wrapped in smoke. Dances\ron the tongue. Tangerine. A light touch of TCP.
Comment: That dram gives you a briny hug. It warms you without burning. A zesty queen of the Hebrides.
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