BUSHMILLS 1995 MALAGA CASK
Nose The Oloroso Sherry barrels deliver a concentrated load of dried fruits, leather and tobacco notes right from the start. There are raisins, dried apricots, figs and dates. In addition. The intensity and characteristics of the spices that are added later do not have to hide behind those of an older single pot still whiskey: thyme, rosemary, marjoram, star anise. In addition, dark chocolate and toffee.
Taste Full and very creamy, it hits the tongue. Here sweet raspberries and strawberry purée come to the fore, but then quickly accompanied by raisins, dried apricots, dates and figs. Tamarind.
Finish Long and only slightly dry finish, in which chocolate, white coffee, toffee and raisin bread long wave goodbye.
Bushmills ‘The 2008 Muscatel Cask’
The 2008 Muscatel Cask was first aged for eight years in olorosso sherry butts and bourbon barrels, then matured in rare deep red muscatel wine casks for four years. Permeated with wine from the aromatic muscat grape, this oak imparts luscious ripe fruit notes and a deep sweetness.
NOSE – Velvety smooth sweetness, caramelised toffee sugars with a note of orange
PALATE Sweet dried fruit producing a warming mouthfeel, a hint of citrus leads into a rich vanilla floral smoothness.
Bushmills 2011 Sauternes Cask
Nose “A sweetness that is dominant from the start and becomes more and more intense over time. Vanilla. Lots of vanilla. Sweet and freshly baked bread. Tangerines. The oak seasons with strong spices
Taste “Sweet and grainy, chewed bread mixed with saliva. Something menthol in the aftertaste. Green grape skins.
Finish Quite long, sweet and subtle malt.
BUSHMILLS 21 YO
Bushmills Single Malt Whiskey 21 year old is aged for a minimum of 19 years in former Oloroso Sherry and Bourbon-seasoned casks, then transferred into Madeira casks for a further 2 years. The result is a whiskey awarded” Best Irish Single Malt 2013′. It has huge depth that interweaves dried fruit flavors with spicy, aromatic maltiness and subtle nutty raisins notes.
Tasting notes: Nose: Aromatic maltiness with toasted nuts and raisins.
Palate:Warm and balanced with dried fruits and oak spice.