Bruichladdich 2002
13 Year Old TWE Exclusive

70cl / 52.7%
  • Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Distillery Bottling
Bruichladdich 2002 / 13 Year Old / TWE Exclusive
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We've chosen this 2002 single-cask whisky from Bruichladdich's Micro-Provenance series as an exclusive bottling. Soft with an oily texture and lots of fruity notes, this combines the fruity and grassy notes of old with creamy, citrus notes of recent years. This is a must-try and proof that Islay can make great unpeated whisky.
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Series
Micro-Provenance
Age
13 Year Old
Vintage
2002
Bottling Date
October 2016
No of Bottles
240
Country
Scotland
Region
Islay
Cask Type
Bourbon
Cask Number
12/214

Style

  • Body
  • Richness
  • Smoke
  • Sweetness

Character

  • Lemon Lemon
  • Apricot Apricot
  • Biscuits Biscuits
  • Cream Cream
  • Toffee Toffee
  • Sultana Sultana

Bruichladdich 2002 Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting Notes by The Whisky Exchange

    Nose: Apricots, lemon tarts and hints of creamy cheesecake. Toffee, sultanas and apple sauce follow.

    Palate: More fruit leads the charge: apples and pears with tropical touches of papaya and pineapple.

    Finish: Freshly sliced apples sprinkled with liquorice.

  • Tasting note by Billy Abbott (The Whisky Exchange)

    Nose: Apricots and wobbly lemon tarts with cheesecake hints. Pie crust and a toffee glaze develop, followed by sultanas, apple sauce, poached pears and caramel wafers.

    Palate:  Soft and oily with stacks of fruit – mostly apple and pear, both fresh and stewed, as well as lemon and tropical hints: papaya and pineapple. Brown sugar and pastry notes develop, with Ryvita touches, Hobnob biscuits and golden-syrup-drizzled porridge.

    Finish:  Freshly cut apple and liquorice powder, fading to orange cream and porridgey grain.

    Comment: New Bruichladdich has really come of age, combining the fresh and grassy notes from before its closure with a creamy, fruity and citrus-tinged character developed since its reopening.

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  • 5
    23 June

    Everything I like about Laddy 10 and more! I had two bottles. Great cask!