Bowmore 21 Year Old - XOP (Douglas Laing)
Each cask selected for Xtra Old Particular (XOP) is personally curated by Cara and Fred Laing; their tireless commitment to perfection, exceptionally refined palates and unmatched passion for Scotch Whisky combining to ensure each sip is nothing short of extraordinary. Always at Cask Strength and staunchly presented without colouring or chill-filtration, savour every sip of the iconic drop of history offered by XOP.
This single cask Bowmore (cask 13080) was distilled in November 1997, and filled into a single refill hogshead for over 21 Years. Bottled at cask strength in March 2019, with an outturn of 289 bottles weighing in at 57.6% ABV.
ISLAY PERFECTION, with a big, bold and salty nose, backed up with sweet bonfire peat. "The palate opens in a damp earth, coal dusty burst, incorporating summer tar, drifting smoke and a dulcet phenolic character" (FHL).
700ml. 57.6% VOL. From a cask of only 289 bottles.