Bruichladdich Black Art

R4,099.00

The 4th edition of the mysterious and limited Black Art was distilled in 1990 and bottled as a 23yo. Initially matured in ex-bourbon casks and then finished in a variety of assorted wine casks, the exact details retired master distiller and legendary whisky maker, Jim McEwan, never disclosed. Nonchillfiltered, naturally coloured and bottled at cask strength of 49.2%.

Tasting Notes

Nose

Rich and plump with sugared grapes and thick honey along with hints of lemon and lime and salty sea air.

Palate

Immediately “mature” with chocolate and sweeter tangerine and papaya balanced with barley sugar and cinnamon and aniseed.

Finish

Grilled peach and apricot sprinkled with demerera sugar.