Re-Tasted: Sept 2011
A soft and briny nose with some dense, slightly confected sherry notes, orange peel and black pepper. It does become rather sweet, verging on being overly sweet but a touch of peat and smoke tries to emerge and balance the sugariness. I d... [more details]
Tasted: June 2005
Clean, deep aromas of rich orange and tangerine sherry fruit, gentle smoke and a coastal freshness with vanilla oak and spices attempting to break through. A vast improvement on the 10.
Dry, full bodied, soft, deep and rich with sweet ma... [more details]
A hugely saline nose. I can feel the salt crystallising on my nasal passageways! Big, robust and vanilla’d with some sherry and youthful marc-like notes. Light smoke drifts in as does some delightfully sweet herbal-peat along with the late trademark pepper not... [more details]
Tasted: Apr 2013
A softly intense, smoky and peppery nose. This is how Talisker should be! Vibrant juicy sherry with plenty of herbal and smoke notes. It’s wild…….. But at the same time quite civilized too! Lightly fishy with a spicy, perfumed orange note.
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