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Talisker Port Ruighe

(70cl, 45.8%)

Talisker Port Ruighe
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Talisker Port Ruighe Bottling Note

You can spend years waiting for a new release in Talisker's core range then two come along at once! Hot on the heels of Talisker Storm in early 2013 comes Talisker's Port Ruighe, pronounced 'Port Ree'.

This no age statement release is finished in Port wine casks, imparting a new dimension to this Isle of Skye single malt.

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Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

Nose: After a wave of initial sea spray, the nose becomes more complex with Crayola crayons, orange pith and a touch of white chocolate. Demerara and even sticking plaster emerge briefly along with plummy, umeshu notes.

Palate: Initial characteristic Talisker brine once again but much sweeter than usual. Thick and mouth coating like the Storm with chilli and a little chocolate orange. Increasingly smoky - much smokier than the nose suggests.

Finish: Milk chocolate becomes cocoa and oak with mocha notes and the faintest hint of that orange pith once again.

Overall: Alongside the distillery style there are similarities with Talisker Storm with the thicker, oilier mouthfeel and wood smoke. Port Ruighe has taken on additional characteristics from the Port casks however, adding sweetness and different notes such as plum and chocolate.

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Talisker Port Ruighe Reviews

Impressed by this

Didn’t really expect too much, but I have to admit that I really like this expression from Talisker. I love thenTalisker signature, and it comes through here but with some additional sweetness. Good mouthfeel also.

13th June 2021

Smooth stuff! 👍

Absolutely one of my favorites, smooth but with the right whiskey pinch!

23rd March 2021

Refined

All the good bits from Talisker 10, but a bit more refined. Great for a winter evening by the fire.

20th March 2021

not as good as the 10yo

I like it quite a bit, but it's overall too sweet and simple for my tastes. I'd rather go for the cheaper, smokier and more maritime 10yo Talisker, probably my all time fav.

24th February 2021

Less maritime but still good

Talisker Skye and 10 are my favourite whiskies because they are moderately smoky and taste of the sea. Port Ruighe is a departure from this theme. Less smoky / maritime but richer and sweeter. If I'm honest I prefer Skye/ 10 but this is still worthy of being in my drinks cabinet for times when you fancy something different.

25th December 2020

Beautiful drink

The port seems to push the characteristic pepperiness of Talisker into the background; it's still there but not as intense. Very smooth whisky at 1st sip and at finish with a warming afterglow. Love it

16th December 2020

Multiple ordered 👍

For someone who likes the kick as well as the smoothness, this ticks the box

22nd August 2020

July 9 2020

A very good whisky l like this s lot has a bit of a kick well worth a try cheers

9th July 2020

Good

Excellent malt on 2nd bottle both bought by my partner for me

18th April 2020

Sensational enjoyed by all guest at a party

sensational. Since Highland Park has had its demise in the 12 yr old to the rubbish viking blend I have been searching and found this, it is excellent.

2nd March 2020

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