Produced at the oldest distillery on the Isle of Skye, Talisker Single Malt Scotch Whisky has been made by the sea since 1830, with its smell and taste instantly connecting you to its rugged maritime home. Every sip is a taste of the Isle of Skye itself, one of the most remote, windswept yet beautiful landscapes in Scotland. A beautifully structured Talisker, this rare 25-year-old single malt has great depth and is full of vibrant but mellow character. It's sweet and smoky with a long finish and tastes magnificent either straight or with a few drops of water. Maturation happens in casks that impart lingering flavours of American bourbon and Spanish sherry. On the nose, honeysuckle, beeswax, hints of fruity smoke, pineapple and lychee juice. The palate boasts freshly cut boards, tropical fruit syrup, muddy peat, hint of violet, juicy orange, light smoke. Each sip finishes with anis, light wood and sawdust, floral notes linger. This elegant expression of Talisker is reminiscent of much older drams. Adding water subdues the sea and raises subtle, sweeter notes. It makes a perfect accompaniment to seafood. A rare limited release like Talisker 25 Year Old makes a memorable and special gift for whisky connoisseurs and lovers of smoky island single malt whiskies. Made by the sea on the rugged Isle of Skye, Talisker 25 Year Old is a truly special single malt whisky: delicious, appetisingly dry and fully mature, this beautifully orchestrated variation of Talisker has a lingering finish which is wonderfully sweet and smokyThis rare whisky is matured in a mixture of American and European oak casks for a minimum of 25 years for extraordinary depth of flavour: honeysuckle, beeswax and hints of fruity smoke. The Talisker family all have a peated, smoky flavour. This quality comes from the peat burned during the malting process and carries on it the salted smoke of an island battered by wind and waves. Beneath the smoke youll find soft fruits and cereal notes, with a distinctive peppery finish. Talisker is a highly awarded family of single malt whiskies, with the 25 Year Old winning Best in Class at the International Wine and Spirits Competition 2007: it is highly prized amongst the connoisseur community. Founded by the intrepid MacAskill brothers in 1830, Talisker is a whisky for adventurers, those happiest close to nature. It makes the perfect gift for whisky connoisseurs, looking to explore new depths of flavour from this discerning dram.