Difficult to taste a Talisker blind ! The strength tells all (though Lagavulin played a trick in this tasting).The\rlegendary pepperiness is a memory.
Distillers Edition 1993
No age statement
Islands (Non Islay)
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Caramel. Stewed fruit. Distant smoke. A faint note of seaweed. Then a shy oak note. All aromas seem dimmed.
Palate: Sweet. A bit soft. A hint of stewed plums. Where is the expected peppery note ? Just a wee tickle.
Finish: Quite sweet and dimmed like the rest.
Comment: Difficult to taste a Talisker blind ! The strength tells all (though Lagavulin played a trick in this tasting).The\rlegendary pepperiness is a memory.
Nose: Rounded,dark chocolate, cappuccino,gingerbread leading to creme caramel with a toasty waft.
Palate: Creamy,fruity,chocolate combination creates instant richness with a hint of underlying dryness,spice\rand toastyness.
Finish: Ripe-dry balance continues in a luscious manner,culminating in toastyness.
Comment: An exciting,indulgent journey for the palate.
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