THE ISLAND OF ISLAY is renowned all over the world for its intensely powerful and charismatic Scotch whiskies. Black Bottle is totally unique in being created from whiskies from all seven of the famous distilleries on Islay. Its spiritual home is the Bunnahabhain distillery in the north-east of the Island. Read More »
A bottle of the 2013 relaunched Black Bottle. Owners Burn Stewart have decided to return the brand to its original 1879 roots, including the black glass that gave the blend its name. With less of a focus on Islay, there is less peatiness than hitherto, with the smoky flavours being balanced with increased fruitiness and elegance.
A superlative blend of Islay malts with some choice single grain whiskies, Black Bottle is criminally little-known for a whisky of this quality. Outstanding value for money and picked up the top prize in its category at the World Whisky Awards 2010.