|Masters Selection Edition 3
|European Oak Oloroso & American Oak Hogshead
|In Original Box
Bowmore Aston Martin 22 Year Old Masters Selection 3: A Fusion of Elegance and Craftsmanship
In the realm of luxurious collaborations, the Bowmore Aston Martin 22 Year Old Masters Selection 3 emerges as a masterpiece, the third in its distinguished series. Crafted in 2023 and matured in a marriage of European Oak Oloroso sherry casks and American Oak Hogshead, this Islay single malt is a testament to the seamless fusion of Bowmore's expertise and Aston Martin's creative elegance.
A Collaboration Unveiled:
The Bowmore Aston Martin Master's Selection 22 Year Old is the result of a finely tuned collaboration between Bowmore's Master Whiskey Blender and Aston Martin's Chief Creative Officer. This partnership seeks to unite two worlds – the artistry of whisky making and the precision of automotive design. The result is a whisky that not only pays homage to Bowmore's definitive character but also captures the essence of Aston Martin's sophistication.
The whisky, having undergone a dual maturation process in carefully selected European oak and Oloroso sherry casks, as well as the optimal blend of American oak hogsheads, showcases the commitment to excellence. This meticulous maturation imparts a complexity that defines the Bowmore Aston Martin 22 Year Old, elevating it to a level of refinement befitting its collaborative heritage. Bottled at a robust 51.0% alcohol, this expression promises a bold and immersive tasting experience.
The olfactory journey begins with the opening of the bottle, releasing a symphony of aromas that dance on the senses. Citrus zest, poached peaches, and vanilla pave the way for delightful notes of syrup, toffee, antique oak, roasted chestnuts, and soft leather. The bouquet is an invitation to explore the depths of flavor that await.
The palate is treated to a rich and intense experience, with a dominant sherry and nutty character taking center stage. Layers of chocolate, raisins, red berries, and subtle hints of peat smoke contribute to the complexity of the flavor profile. The journey is punctuated by a long and sweet finish, featuring oak spices and a touch of sea salt, leaving an indelible mark on the palate.
The Bowmore Aston Martin 22 Year Old Masters Selection 3 is more than a whisky; it's a celebration of craftsmanship, collaboration, and the timeless elegance embodied by both Bowmore and Aston Martin. With each sip, one embarks on a journey that transcends the boundaries of tradition, offering a taste of the exceptional and the extraordinary. This limited-edition expression is not just a whisky; it's an ode to the art of partnership and the pursuit of excellence.