Lochlea "Ploughing Edition"
This is Lochlea Distillery's fourth and final expression from an annual series of limited seasonal bottlings. Lochlea "Ploughing Edition" (first crop), reflects the season of Winter on the farm when the fields are ploughed in preparation for sowing the barley seed in Spring. Lochlea Distillery has created a warming smoky version of their signature Lochlea whisky by using a combination of ex Islay barrels and peated quarter casks and have chosen an icy blue label to reflect the bitterly cold and frosty Ayrshire winters.
Nose: Baked fruit with a light peat smoke in the background.
Palate: Old fashioned boiled sweets, more cooked apple and Brazil nuts.
Finish: Lingering fruit and nuttiness, all intertwined with a haze of Islay peat smoke.