Bowmore 16 Year is distilled on June 2nd, 1998 at Bowmore Distillery on Islay then matured in a hogshead for 16 years. This independent release by Signatory was bottled at cask strength 54.3% on March 4th, 2015. No added coloring. Only 206 bottles released.
About Bowmore Distillery
Bowmore is one of those names that everybody vaguely familiar with whisky will recognize, no wonder as it has a long and rich history being the first distillery on Islay to obtain legal status back in 1779.
This Islay distillery sits on the shore of Loch Indaal in the centre of the town of Bowmore from which the distillery takes its name .Bowmore is also distinguished for producing the oldest ever Islay malt, being a 1957 malt bottled at 54 years old in a crystal decanter with a price tag of around the $125,000 mark.
About Signatory Vintage
Signatory Vintage Scotch is one of the most discerning independent bottlers of Scotch in the world. The company bottles one cask at a time, capitalizing on the unique color and flavor characteristics of each individual cask. All-natural malts are sourced from the best distilleries in Scotland, selecting the best single batches and bottling only the finest casks within those batches. The resulting “single, single, single malt” is about as exclusive as it gets.