Bruichladdich Rocks

The Bruichladdich Rocks first matured in bourbon barrels and was then finished in Grenache wine casks. The wine casks give the scotch a lot of strong fruity aromas.

The Bruichladdich Rocks first matured in bourbon barrels and was then finished in Grenache wine casks. The wine casks give the scotch a lot of strong fruity aromas.

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Bruichladdich
Scotland, Islay
Single Malt Whisky
46%
0.7 l
Original bottling
Bourbon + Finish in Grenache Wine Casks
Chill filtration - WithoutArtifical colouring - Without
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Nosing
Fruit:
Sweet:
Grape:
Vanilla:
Malt:
Apple:
Barley:
Berries:
Peat Smoke:
Alcohol:
Seaweed:
Maritime Notes:
Clove:
Honey:
Medicinal Smoke:
Oak:
Raisin:
Sherry:
Spices:
Tasting
Fruit:
Oak:
Malt:
Peat Smoke:
Cherry:
Nuts:
Oil:
Sherry:
Spices:
Chili:
Sweet:
Alcohol:
Salt:
Maritime Notes:
Vanilla:
Apple:
Berries:
Cinnamon:
Grape:
Pepper:
Finish
Sweet:
Malt:
Fruit:
Peat Smoke:
Vanilla:
Alcohol:
Chili:
Oak:
Pear:
Salt:
Spices:
Maritime Notes:

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An exhilarating fresh and vibrant bouquet, opening with soft red grapes, redcurrant jelly, pomegranate and red apple all encased in an envelope of syrup, sweet malted barley and brown sugar vanilla
Taste:
It jumps out of the glass anxious to please. The wine flavours wait patiently while the malt and oak display their charms. Then they emerge – red cherry, strawberry and spiciness. Really creamy yet retaining a coastal crispness
Finish:
A malt on a mission! Snappy and sweet, zipping along on the crest of a wave migrating from Islay to France but always returning to the homeland
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