Aged: 10 years
Product of: United Kingdom
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Released at the end of 2011, as the name suggests this is the 10-year-old base entry from Bruichladdich. Blended from 90 per cent first fill ex-bourbon casks and 10 per cent sherry casks and bottled on site without Chill-filtration or added colour.
Review and Tasting
Sampled on 12/05/2012
Clear (slightly cloudy with water), light golden with burnished gold highlights.
Lightly dungy peaty with floral chamomile, salty grassy seaweed, lychee, white peach and honeyed apricot fruit.
Ruby port, salty seaweed, vegetal (school dinner cabbage) with invigorating eucalyptus and chamois leather/balsa wood-like, light oakyness.
Salty, vanilla crème brûlée, ginger and lightly smoked.