Talisker Bodega 41 Years: The oldest single malt from Skye’s oldest distillery
A Manzanilla sherrycharacterizes the second edition of the special Bodega series
“41 years” is the impressivethat is printed on the second edition of the Bodega series, to be launched this month according to Talisker’s press release. The Talisker Bodega 41 Years is announced to be the oldest official which ever was released by the on the Scottish Isle of Skye.
Manzanilla sherry casks from Delgado Zuleta
With the Talisker Bodega 40 Year Old that was launched last year, the series of strictly limited single malt whiskies, which is dedicated to the art of Sherry cash finishing. That 40-year-old Talisker was matured in Amontillado , the now-announced Talisker Bodega 41 Years in Manzanilla sherry casks. All of those sherry casks came from the famous sherry producer Delgado Zuleta, one of the oldest bodegas in the Marco de Jerez region.
The Talisker Bodega 41 Years will be available worldwide, but there are only 2,000 bottles in total. It is a 1978 vintage for which six Manzanilla single malt a perfect finish. The press release does not reveal how long the finish of the Talisker took place in these Manzanilla casks. The 41-year-old Talisker Single Malt Whisky was at 50.7% .were selected. The had contained sherry for the flaggship of the bodega, La Goya Manzanilla, aged at least for 10 years. Talisker's Dr Craig Wilson worked hand in hand with the bodega sherry masters to give the
Balance between sweetness and smoke
The Talisker Bodega 41 Years is described as: “… a remarkable rich whisky, the nose carries the sweet fruitiness of sultanas and orange peel framed by sandalwood, with a tang of salty sea air and smoky raw . The offers a fine balance between sweetness and . The finish is generously warming and sustained, with a drying, softly smoky conclusion, an extraordinary 41-year-old liquid retainingthe unmistakeable character of Talisker.