Bowmore Battlehill
Added on Monday, Jan 16, 2012 at 09:00 PM
  Bottler: Battlehill
  Age: 8 yrs Type: Scotch
  Vintage: N/A Subtype: Single Malt
  ABV: 43.00 % Region: Islay
  Price: $45 Availability: Specialty Stores
Battlehill is a line of independent bottlings for Total Wine
Member Ratings and Notes

Since this is a very young bowmore, I was expecting it to be a bit more abrasive.   The nose was delicate and had aspects of sweet lemon cake, tea, pepper, iodine and slightly floral.  The palate brought out more citrus but it was sweet yet tart mixed with licorice. I thought that was it but then you get some ferric notes from oolong tea followed but a sudden emergence of warm peat.  It finishes nicely with some spice but it doesn’t stick around for too long.  Pretty refined for something so young.

Almonds, butter, bitter wood finish.  New make-y. 
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