Bowmore 21 Years Old Douglas of Drumlanrig Cask LD 7462 46% 1989

€ 206,61 (ex Vat)
250,00 (in Vat)

Bowmore 21 Years Old Douglas of Drumlanrig Cask LD 7462 46% 1989

ex Vat € 206,61
in Vat € 250,00
Volume 0,70l
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Distillery Bowmore
Bottler Douglas of Drumlanrig
Bottled for
Distilled date 11.1989
Bottling date 06.2011
Country Scotland
Region Islay
Age 21
Cask Type Refill Butt
Cask Number LD 7462
Alcohol percentage 46
Volume 0,70
Condition In Original Box
Label Perfect
Stock 1

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Bowmore 21 Years Old - Douglas of Drumlanrig:

Bowmore Distillery, nestled on the shores of the Isle of Islay, has a storied history of crafting whiskies that reflect the rugged beauty of its coastal surroundings. The Bowmore 21 Years Old, a creation by independent bottler Douglas of Drumlanrig, captures the essence of this venerable distillery. Distilled in November 1989 and bottled in June 2011 after maturing in a refill butt, this expression is a testament to the harmony of time, craftsmanship, and the distinctive Bowmore character.

The Maturation Journey:
For over two decades, the Bowmore 21 Years Old gracefully matured in the tranquil embrace of a refill butt. This extended period allowed the whisky to absorb the maritime influences of its surroundings, creating a symphony of flavors that resonate with the essence of Bowmore's coastal identity. The refill butt, known for imparting subtlety and nuance, became a vessel for the transformation of spirit into a refined and elegant expression.

Tasting Notes:
As enthusiasts embark on the sensory journey of the Bowmore 21 Years Old, they are greeted by a tapestry of aromas, flavors, and textures that paint a vivid picture of the Islay coastline.

The nose is quintessentially Bowmore, unveiling a medley of citrus, sweet tar, liquorice, and a hint of cough candy. The maritime influence is evident with notes of olive oil and brine, creating a clean and soft olfactory experience. Each inhalation transports one to the rugged shores of Islay, where the sea breeze mingles with the earthy undertones.

On the palate, the Bowmore 21 Years Old offers a deliciously warming experience. The full-bodied nature of the whisky unfolds with prominent notes of citrus, ashes, and tar, showcasing the iconic Bowmore peat. Despite its bold flavors, the whisky maintains a sense of refinement and balance. While undeniably expressive, it possesses a docile quality that enhances its overall charm, inviting enthusiasts to indulge in its quaffable nature.

The long and sweet finish serves as the culmination of the Bowmore 21 Years Old's seaside symphony. Imaginations are transported to a rocky beach, where the lingering sweetness lingers on the palate like memories of a tranquil coastal retreat. The whisky's evocative finish encapsulates the essence of Bowmore's maritime heritage, leaving a lasting impression that resonates with the serene beauty of the Islay shoreline.

The Bowmore 21 Years Old by Douglas of Drumlanrig is more than a whisky; it is a sensory journey through time and place. From the nose to the finish, each element harmonizes to create a tranquil seaside symphony that encapsulates the spirit of Bowmore. As enthusiasts savor the citrusy nuances, peaty undertones, and the lingering sweetness of the finish, they become participants in the poetic narrative of Islay's rugged coastline. The Bowmore 21 Years Old is a testament to the artistry of maturation, the distinctive Bowmore character, and the timeless allure of coastal whiskies.

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