Extremely rare bottling of Bruichladdich selected by the Italian Distributor Moon Import.
The whisky was distilled in 1966, when Bruichladdich was equipped with a single pair of stills and operated under stewartship of Ross & Coulter. Invergordon Distillers would acquire the distillery two years later. The name Riserva Veronelli refers to Luigi Veronelli, a highly influential gastronomic writer, mostly for wines but also premium distilled spirits, and one of the Italian pioneers when it comes to single malt Scotch whisky. Bruichladdich Riserva Veronelli was aged in sherry wood and bottled at 53.5% in 1983 with an outrun of 2400 bottles.
Nose: distinctive sherry notes, ripe apples and peaches, honeydew melon, oranges, candied lemon peel, hazelnuts, cinnamon, hints of tobacco and leather and fading whiffs of smoke.
Palate: fruity and nutty, with delicate peatiness, pears, oranges, peaches, raisins, salted nuts, cocoa powder, licorice, black pepper, nutmeg and hint of eucalyptus.
Finish: long and coastal, sea breeze, pepper, roasted nuts and almonds, dried mushrooms and hints of tobacco and peat.
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