Talisker Port Ruighe

Talisker Port Ruighe

Price: $60 for 700ml

Distilled/Owned by: Talisker / Diageo

Region: Island

45.8% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Aged For: NAS

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon casks, finished in Port casks

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: Yes

 


 

Color: Light orange

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Smoke, malt, vanilla, earth, salt and blackberries

Mouthfeel: Light bodied

Palate/Taste: Vanilla, dark berries, earth, smoke, oak, salt, peat

Finish: Light heat and medium length slight port wine notes with oak tannins and earthy smoke

Thoughts: I think this was a bit more Smokey than the 10 year, and the slight blackberry and port notes were a nice addition I think.

Score: 80 out of 100

 

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