More Vintages (2)


        1988 Vintage 29 Years Old               1997 Vintage 20 Years Old        
      1997 Vintage 20 Years Old             1997 Vintage 21 Years Old      

1988 Vintage - 29 Years Old - 47.8%


1988 Vintage Edition
Bottled 2017
Cask Matured

Exclusive to the Global Traveller

A well-matured Bowmore single malt,
released originally for the Travel Retail
market. This expression began its life in
1988 and was filled into first-fill bourbon
casks, where it slumbered until 2017.
It still manages holds on to plenty of the
classic Islay smokiness through the long maturation, which is always a wonderful

Images: thanks to Seán McDevitt


Tasting notes

Nose: Diced almond, cherry bakewell,
toasted oak and sea breeze (as well as
a touch of burnt ends).

Palate: Hearty oak, buttered toast, seaweed,
caramel sauce, slightly floral at points.

Finish: Lingering hints of citrus blossom
petals and smoked meat.


1997 Vintage - Bottled 2017 - 54.4%


1997 Distillation
Twenty Years Old
Distilled 1997 - Bottled 2017

231 bottles released in 2017

Single Cask Release selected
Exclusively for CWS
(China Wines & Spirits)

Matured in a single sherry cask,
unlock layers of woodsmoke
and fruit blossom


1997 Vintage - Bottled 2018 - 51.2%


1997 Distillation
Twenty Years Old
Distilled 1997 - Bottled 2018

198 bottles released in 2018

Single Cask Release
Exclusive to Heathrow
and World of Whiskies

This whisky has spent 20 years
maturing in a single Sherry
cask and is said to have
aromas of malty biscuit,
dried flowers and a touch
of white pepper, alongside
toffee, roasted coffee
and vanilla sponge cake.

On the palate, the whisky is
described as having flavours
of sweet peat, burnt wood,
barbecue ash, lemon zest,
vanilla, dried wood and a
smoky finish, with herbal
and floral notes.

      The 20yo Bowmore 1997 is limited
to 198 bottles and will be available
exclusively in World Duty Free
World of Whiskies
stores, Heathrow
Terminals 2, 3, 4 and 5
from 7 December 2018.



1997 Vintage - Bottled 2019 - 51.7%


Distillery Manager's Selection

Vintage 1997
Distilled 1997 - Bottled 2019

3000 bottles released in 2019
Distillery exclusive bottling

Limited release selected by David Turner

as soon as these become available)



 Updated 18-02-2019


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