Bruichladdich XVII 17 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky/Islay

Aged in 100% Bourbon barrels. Pale straw hue. In the first two minutes concentrated grainy aromas, delicately touched by honey backnotes impress; seven more minutes allow the aroma to evolve into a solid bouquet, notable for its biscuity, wafer-like, poached pear and malty scents. Palate entry is firm, sugar cookie-sweet and displays a welcome hint of oiliness; midpalate is cereal/malty sweet and oily but hardly unctuous as the acidity level is clearly high enough to retain a lovely tartness/crispness. Finishes long, if a bit narrowly focused on the resiny acidity. P.P.

  • rating
    85-89
  • Price
    $120,Buy Now
  • Appellation
    Scotland (UK)
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  • Rating
    85-89: Very Good/Recommended
  • Alcohol
    46%
  • Category
    Scotch Whisky
  • Date Published
    6/1/2006
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