Bottled at 46 °, 10 years Bruichladdich is not peated single malt (depending on the style of the distillery still) called "The Laddie Ten" non-chill filtered and no coloring. Already a classic ...
Product based on a stout 100% Scottish, and after a long fermentation, this whiskey was distilled slowly to maintain the maximum texture and taste. Was put in an exceptional degree of 70% (instead of the standard 63.5% in Scotland) he was aged entirely on the island of Islay in the cellars of the distillery.
After 10 years of aging, it has been reduced to 46% with Islay spring water and bottled unfiltered cold.
Color of ripe barley straw.
The nose reveals subtle notes of sweet honey, rosemary, thyme, marzipan and lemon zest. Then grow with aeration toffee, the hot charcoal, the toasted hazelnuts and hints of fresh coconut.
The body is soft and warm, offering a perfect harmony of all components. The sea air and heather dominate summer freshness recalling the days when the new water spirits emerged.
All flavors perceived in the nose are remarkably rendered, reflecting the excellent work done by farmers, coopers and distillers who helped him see the light.
Most Western Islands of Scotland (if we except the Hebrides) is hardly attractive, with its rocky hills not exceeding 500m and peat windswept plains. Islay nonetheless is a paradise for lovers because it contains the most typed d4ecosse malts. The island has strengths explaining the vitality of its whiskey production. Indeed, fertile lands have long enabled it to produce barley needed for its needs, the water is abundant with high rainfall, and bogs, which provided the fuel, almost a quarter of the area of the island.