Talisker 25 Year Old (2005 Release)

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From Diageo Special Releases series in 2005. Limited release of 15 600 bottles.

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Aroma: fresh scent with ripe fruit, apple cider and hints of smoke. With water comes more fruits and smoke, some brine and salt.
Palate: peppery and salty. Then some fruit and liquorice, ginger comes into the game. Wood tannins, orange peel. Goes great neat. With water I get more I had but also some oranges, chocolate and oak notes. Finish: warm, oaky, peppery with some smoke.
Comments: maturation does the trick this time. Aroma is very full and fruity. Not much to add - without flaws, as usually for Talisker.


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