Bowmore Vault Edition (First Release, Atlantic Sea Salt) / 51,5%/ 0,7l – In the fall of 2016 Bowmore Distillery launched first of the four-part series exploring four of the characteristics associated with Bowmore whiskies aged in the famous No.1 Vaults, very likely the oldest Scottish whisky maturation warehouse. Each release in the series showcases a different layer of flavor influenced in part by the environment of the No.1 Vaults – Atlantic Sea Salt; Peat Smoked Perfection; Full Bodied Fruitiness and Silky Sweetness. ‘The first edition presents the trademark Sea Salt tang of Bowmore in a whisky that opens up like Atlantic Ocean itself’. The remaining expressions will be released on yearly basis until 2019. Bowmore Atlantic Sea Salt is NAS whisky bottled at 51,5% abv.
Nose: restrained, peat smoke, sea breeze, honey, vanilla, milk chocolate, apples, pears, touch of garden herbs and subtle earthiness.
Palate: initially sweet, vanilla, honey, caramel, baked apples, grapes, oranges, peat smoke, oak, sea salt and hints of cocoa powder.
Finish: medium long, peat smoke, sea salt, caramel and oak.