Bowmore 2000 13yo DR (70cl, 59.9%)

SW_IL_BOWM_002

A cask strength single cask bottling from Dewar Rattray. Founded by Andrew Dewar and William Rattray in 1868, A Dewar Rattray began trading as an importer of French wines, Italian spirits and olive oil. This time, they've bottled a young Islay Malt. This Bowmore, bottled at nearly 60% abv. will do the trick...

Dewar Rattray was founded in the year 2004 by Tim Morrison who had been connected with Bowmore in the past. They had to change their name to A. D. Rattray recently to avoid confusion with the well known Dewar's brand.

Their portfolio includes a range of independent bottlings, but especially in the beginning most of their efforst were focused on their Stronachie bastard malt whisky (which is most likely actually made at the Benrinnes distillery).

According to their site: "Today the company's principal purpose is to bottle unusual and exclusive casks of Scotch Whisky, with each one chosen to reflect the different styles of the regions of Scotland. Whether from Mr Morrison's own stock or independently sourced, only casks of exceptional quality are bottled under the label and released into selected markets."

Bowmore produces scotch whisky on the isle of Islay, an island of the Inner Hebrides. The distillery, which lies on the South Eastern shore of Loch Indaal, is one of the oldest in Scotland and is said to have been established in 1779. The distillery is owned by Morrison Bowmore Distillers Ltd, a holding company owned by Japanese drinks company Suntory. Morrison Bowmore also own the Auchentoshan and Glen Garioch distilleries and produce the McClelland's Single Malt range of bottlings.

Owner: Founded: Status: Website: Google Maps:
Morrison Bowmore (Suntory) 1779 active Link Link
Bottler: Dewar Rattray
Bottling serie: Individual Cask Bottling
Vintage: 15.02.2000
Bottled: 03.05.2013
Age: 13 years old
Strength: 59.9 % Vol.
Number of bottles: 283
Size: 700 ml
Cask Number: 20002
Bottled for: Alba Import
Cask Strength: Yes
Single Cask: Yes
Cask Type: Hogshead