Talisker Parley Wilder Seas Limited Edition 48.6% NV

€ 65,00   - € 57,50 (ex Vat)
69,58 (in Vat)
Talisker - Parley Wilder Seas Limited Edition 48.6% NV Perfect
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Distillery Talisker
Bottler ParleyWilder Seas Limited Edition
Bottled for In Support Of wild Sea Forests
Distilled date Not Specified
Bottling date 2023
Country Scotland
Region Isle of Skye
Cask Type Cognac Cask Finish
Cask Number Bottlecode: L3087CM009 00009369
Alcohol percentage 48.6
Volume 0,70
Condition Perfect
Label Perfect
Stock 10

Professional reviews

Serge Valentin (89)

This one was finished in cognac casks (XO, baby) while the bottle itself is said to be much more carbon-savvy than usual. One of the goals here, shared with 'Parley', is to 'rewild more than 100 million square metres of ocean forest'. It all feels a little 'Nestlé' to me, but that's absolutely not bad news. As for why cognac, maybe that's because the Cognac region is kind of stretching along the ocean… No? Colour: gold. Nose: a moment please, but this is lovely! I would suppose they've got great casks from Moët-Hennessy. I believe the balance is exactly right, not cognacqy, still Talisker, with some lapsang souchong tea sweetened with honey, plus some lemon juice and those yellow peaches that can make young XOs so fragrant and lively. Awesome touches of softer tar and some menthol. Honestly, it reminds me of some much older, wonderfully polished expressions of Talisker. Mouth: but who did the blending? Smoke and citrus and Szechuan pepper and peaches and lemon and oysters (from the Cognac region, Marennes Oléron of course). Exactly right. Finish: only the finish is a wee tad sweet(ish), for unknown reasons. Let's say three sultanas per litre. The rest is Talisker, including the right amount of pepper. Comments: Diageo give €3.48 per bottle to the oceans (long story short). Let's all buy a palette and we'll sleep easy and peacefully, with a much deserved feeling of accomplishment. Seriously and more prosaically, it's a great tipple. Adidas x Parley sneakers are good too.

BOW (87)

Talisker, the well-known Scotch whisky distillery located on the Isle of Skye, has released a limited edition whisky that is not only delicious, but also supports a worthy cause. Talisker Parley Wilder Seas Limited Edition 48.6% is a single malt whisky that was created in partnership with Parley for the Oceans, an organization dedicated to protecting the oceans and marine wildlife.

This special release is inspired by the rugged and wild nature of the sea surrounding the Isle of Skye, where Talisker is located. It is a unique expression of the distillery's classic maritime character, with a smoky and spicy flavor profile that is sure to please any whisky lover.

Talisker Parley Wilder Seas Limited Edition 48.6% is bottled at cask strength, which means it has not been diluted with water, giving it a robust and intense flavor. It is made using a combination of refill, charred, and toasted casks, which gives it a complex and layered taste.

On the nose, Talisker Parley Wilder Seas Limited Edition 48.6% offers aromas of smoke and brine, with a hint of sweetness and fruitiness. There are also notes of black pepper and cinnamon, which add a spicy complexity to the overall nose.

On the palate, this whisky is full-bodied and rich, with a creamy texture that coats the tongue. Flavors of smoke and peat dominate, with a hint of saltiness and sweetness in the background. There are also notes of dark chocolate, espresso, and dried fruit, which add depth and complexity to the overall flavor profile.

The finish of Talisker Parley Wilder Seas Limited Edition 48.6% is long and warming, with a lingering smokiness and spiciness that leaves a pleasant and satisfying aftertaste.

In addition to its exceptional taste, Talisker Parley Wilder Seas Limited Edition 48.6% is also a whisky with a cause. For every bottle sold, Talisker will donate a portion of the proceeds to Parley for the Oceans, to support its efforts to protect and conserve the world's oceans.

The packaging of this whisky is also noteworthy, with a sleek and modern design that reflects the premium quality of the expression. The bottle is adorned with a unique label that features artwork inspired by the sea and its marine wildlife, created by Talisker's in-house designer.

Overall, Talisker Parley Wilder Seas Limited Edition 48.6% is a whisky that not only tastes great, but also supports a cause that is important to many people around the world. Its complex and intense flavor profile, combined with its charitable component and beautiful packaging, make it a must-try for any whisky enthusiast looking for a unique and impactful drinking experience.

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