Talisker – Port Ruighe

Tonight we have a wee gem of a dram from Talisker.

This is Taliskers second no age statement Whisky (the first being Storm) Port Ruighe is pronounced Portree which is the capital town of the Isle of Skye. This Whisky started its maturation in European and American Oak refill casks ad finished in port casks.

Talisker Distillery,
Carbost,
Isle of Skye,
Inverness-shire,
IV47 8SR

website: www.malts.com

Owners: Diageo

Talisker – Port Ruighe Single Malt Scotch Whisky, No Age Statement, 45.8% Alc/vol 70 cl.

 

Colour…Rose gold

 

Jim’s Tastingtalisker-port-ruighe

Nose…Ocean salty spray, orange and vanilla icing , a little linseed oil, sweet oranges.
Taste…Mouth coating, plumped up wine soaked sultanas, mild hint of heathery peat, orang juice, milk chocolate buttons.
Finish…Medium finish with a nice woodiness a slight touch of sweet peat smoke, drying, quite delightful.

Score…3.5 Corks

 

Nicola’s Tasting

Nose…Salty sea soaked rope, bin liners, seashells, damp wood.
Taste…Salt, beach pebbles, seaweed, hotdog brine.
Finish…Medium to long, drying, Cadbury’s hot chocolate.

Score…3.5 Corks

Overall score…3.5 Corks

This is quite a juicy seaside dram and is available from your specialist Whisky shop and certainly on-line and for as little as £44.00 which is no money for a dram of this quality, so get on-line and get yourselves a bottle or two. the Whisky Boys are doing that right now.

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