Insider knowledge: Bowmore 12 Year Old 1999 - Un-Chillfiltered (Signatory) whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Bowmore 12 Year Old 1999 - Un-Chillfiltered (Signatory) whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Lavender, pepper and lemon curd. A touch of smoked ham, coastal air and tar.
Palate: Bittersweet, notes of cocoa and ginger, maritime ropes and burnt heather roots.
Finish: Buttery and aromatic, medium-long.