Talisker 18 Years Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky 70cl

£97.95 (incl. VAT)

£81.63 (excl. VAT)

The deep and stormy side of Talisker is calmed a little in this mature 18 year old, sweetly rich and warming with just a hint of smoke, and a subtle peppery finish.

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The deep and stormy side of Talisker is calmed a little in this mature 18 year old, sweetly rich and warming with just a hint of smoke, and a subtle peppery finish.

Great with a grilled tuna steak with or without a dash of water.

Tasting Notes

Nose
Distillery:  Rich and fruity Victoria plums, greengages, perhaps dried orange peel with some butterscotch or rum toffee and a thread of smoke behind. The smoke soon advances into the foreground and the toffee note is joined by a light mintiness. With water, those maritime characteristics emerge once again dry boat varnish, edible seaweed. Still sweet; now with notes of iodine and the smokiness of an un-struck match.
Taste
Distillery:  Sweet in front, then more assertive, with a whiff of smoke. The overall effect is warming. The development is towards smoke, coal-tar and toffee.
Finish
Distillery:  Medium length. The characteristic chilli 'catch' in the finish is subtly present in the aftertaste.

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Weight 1.00 kg
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