Casks 37470, 37471 and 37472 had been lurking quietly in Warehouse 9 since a rare and unintentional production of peated whisky at Tomatin Distillery on 7th June 1989.
This sweet and smoky rare edition of Cù Bòcan was released in April 2014.
- Matured in Bourbon casks
- 53.2% alc./vol.
- Only 1,080 bottles available
- Non chill filtered and cask strength
- Natural colour
- Jim Murray Whisky Bible 2018 - 95.5
The initial smoke is light, like distant burning kindling and has a heathery character which quickly gives way for fresh fruits – pear accompanied by citric lime zest and sweet pineapple. After time in the glass it becomes much sweeter with honey, vanilla, coconut and custard. Herbaceous notes of basil and rocket.
The smoke and the floral heather notes are more prominent on the palate. Sweet abundance of fresh fruits; orange and grapefruit followed by blackberry and blueberry. Some ginger and clove spice is also hidden in the background.
Very smooth with a long lasting earthy, yet sweet smoke.