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Bruichladdich Oct 09.1

70cl

£125.00

Octomore 09.1 questions the fundamentals of superior single malt Scotch. Confident in its five year age statement, our Head Distiller demonstrates how a focus on raw ingredients and considered distillation can definitively debunk the myth that older is better. Distilled in 2012 from 100% Scottish barley, the 09.1 is matured full-term in top-tier ex-American whiskey casks. 

OCTOMORE 09.1 δι?λογος is:

– Malted to 156PPM

– Distilled from 100% Scottish grown Concerto barley, harvested in 2011 and distilled in 2012

– Matured entirely on Islay for five years in ex-American whiskey casks (5yrs), full term in Jim Beam (51%), Jack Daniels (26%), Clermont (15%), Old Grand-Dad (8%)

– Bottled unchill-filtered and colouring free at Bruichladdich Distillery, 59.1% alc. / vol.

– Limited to 42,000 bottles

– Super heavily peated

TASTING NOTES

Character: Refined, sleek, confident in its youth. Older than its years.

Aroma: Smoke and oak, intense sweetness from the cask, vanilla, cinder toffee. The smoke is thick, velvety and vegetal, peat and earthy.

Taste: Soft on the palate- no aggression, nutty, fudge, nougat, delicate coconut and rose petal floral.

Finish: Long peat finish, hints of treacle, warm sand/salt.

Colour: Pale gold.

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