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