Talisker 10 year old, 45.8% Alc/Vol
The Cuillins are the dramatic hills of Skye, the island home of Talisker. "The lava of the Cuillins" is how some tasters describe Talisker.
Michael Jackson's Complete Guide to Single Malt Scotch comments:
House Style - Volcanic. A winter warmer.
COLOUR - Bright amber red.
NOSE - Pungent, smoke-accented, rounded.
BODY - Full, slightly syrupy,
PALATE - Smoky, malty sweet, with sourness and a very big pepperiness developing.
FINISH - Very peppery. Huge, long.
- score 909090