Elements of Islay, Bourbon Cask (700ml)
Elements of Islay,
Elements of Islay Bourbon Cask is part of the new core range trilogy alongside Cask Edit and Sherry Cask. It is matured in first fill and refill bourbon barrels and is bottled at a higher strength of 54.5% to fully showcase the whisky’s natural personality.
Classic rich barbecue smoke from a south coast Islay distillery combines with more subtle, zesty flavours from the north coast.
Nose: Sweet aromas rise from a sugar jar with vanilla pods. The fragrance of vanilla-and-amber scented candles fills the air, along with fresh tropical fruits. Faint puffs of chimney coal smoke linger.
Palate: A chocolate-dusted cappuccino, warm vanilla-custard brioche and maple-syrup-poached tangy fruits appear, along with a roaring peat fire. Butter icing on vanilla cupcakes follows next.
Finish: Sweet, creamy vanilla with a hint of peat smoke. Elements of Islay is a range of small-batch, independently
About the Producer
Elements of Islay is a range of iconic, small-batch, independently bottled whiskies. The range celebrates the diversity of whiskies that make Islay special, with a focus on the medicinal, smoky, elemental character of the island's whiskies. To maintain their personality, they are not chill-filtered and no colouring is added, allowing us to present the best whiskies that Islay has to offer in an authentic yet contemporary style.