TALISKER 2008 AGED 8 YEARS ~ HIGHLANDS, SCOTLAND
86/100 The Whisky Base
A tasty Talisker, aged in a single cask for 8 years and independently bottled by Douglas Laing for their Provenance range. This was distilled back in April and bottled in May 2016 at 46% ABV.
Nose - Fresh strawberries, lemon drizzle and honeycomb.
Mouth - Red berries and light floral notes alongside a mineral backbone, with decadent notes of buttery millionaire shortbread.
Finish - Rich toffee, mocha and orange peel on a lengthy finish.
The oldest working distillery on the Isle of Skye, Talisker has enjoyed a long and very successful history. It has been the recipient of numerous accolades and medals from prestigious national and international competitions.