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Whisky: Bowmore 40 year old
Age: 40 years
Type: Single malt
Distilled: 1955
Bottled: 1995
Cask Type: Second fill bourbon
Strength: 42%
Distillery: Bowmore Distillery
Country: Scotland: Islay
Date: 26-05-2012
Nose: Powerful black currant, lemon leaves, vanilla, fresh.
Flavour: Big black currants, fresh, wood, grapefruit, mint, fruits, fruitcake.
Body: A little oily, silky smooth, a litlle dry on the tongue, very long heavenly finish.
Comments: Stunning fuit banquet with black currants on top. One of those rare whiskies for all occasions. There's just no comparable whisky.
Rating: ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++-- (9.5)