Bruichladdich Octomore 07.3 Single Malt Whisky
70cl, 64% abv
Bruichladdich Octomore 7.3 Single Malt Whisky is the second release of Octomore made from barley grown two miles along the coast from the Bruichladdich Distillery at farmer James Brown's Octomore Farm. It was distilled in 2010 from grain harvested on Lorgba field the previous summer, peated to 169ppm and matured on Islay for all its life in American bourbon barrels and Spanish wine casks of Ribera del Duero.
Colour: Sun bleached sand.
Nose: Peat smoke, salt spray, then lemon cake and marine notes.
Palate: Initially salt on the lips then layers of peaches, apricot, melon and ginger syrup.
Finish: Long and complex.