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Isle of Skye Blended Scotch Whisky

Isle of Skye has its origins in that most celebrated of Scottish Islands: Skye, home of the Clan Macleod.

Ian Macleod, the founder of ‘ISLE OF SKYE BLENDED SCOTCH WHISKY’, was justifiably proud of his family’s 19th century recipe which contains a high proportion of carefully selected Island and Speyside malts.

Its smoothness, mellowness and quality are guaranteed by the fact that every whisky in the recipe has been mellowed in oak casks for at least 8 years - the recognised age of maturity for many malt whiskies.

Isle of Skye 8 Years Old

‘Superstar whisky that gives us all reason to live’, (Jim Murray’s whisky bible).

Rich in distinctive island and mellow Speyside malts - matured in oak casks for 8 years.

Nose: Stunningly evocative. Deep peaty tones waft from the glass, like the reek from a crofter’s lum. But there is a lot more beyond: the grains intermingle deliciously with oaky, vanilla notes and something malty and even slightly honeyed. The stuff of dreams.

Palate: Sweet at first, and remarkably viscous. This seems to be the peat hanging around and there is intense barley sugar and spice. Massively flavoured. This creaminess continues for what seems hours.

Finish: Remains sweet, spicy and chewy and at the end faintly nutty.
The oak returns at the end.

Comments: The stuff of dreams. Jim Murray, Classic Blended Scotch

Isle of Skye 12 Years Old

Extra matured in oak casks for 12 long years. It contains an exceptionally high proportion of distinctive island and mellow Speyside malts which, after blending, are returned to cask to ‘marry’ prior to bottling.

Nose: Ripe, fruity and well balanced. Sherry, dried fruits and a hint of smoke. Water brings out a butter edge. A lot going on.

Palate: Overall, a little drier than the nose suggests but with excellent, soft, mid-palate weight. Light smoke all the way through.

Finish: Ripe and soft

Comments: Very well balanced. A lovely blend.



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