Among the new Single Malts of Scotland releases we find this Bruichladdich 1992. It is 26 years of age.
Bruichladdich 26 yo 1992 (54,2%, Single Malts of Scotland 2019, ex-bourbon barrel #2864, 222 btl.)
Nose: apple peelings, green melons, hints of lemons and fresh hay. A few heady floral notes and touches of varnish. Green tea, minty freshness, perhaps a light whiff of chalk and sawdust as well. Very natural.
Mouth: zesty and spicy, with a prickly side. Lemon peel, apples, violet sweets, melons again. Malty core. Chalky touches. Ginger and white pepper. Certainly a little green.
Finish: long, spicy,
A very natural, slightly austere Laddie and although it’s hard to beat the younger (terroir-driven) releases on expressivity, this is a well-made malt. Available from The Whisky Exchange.