Navigation
Account

Ileach Peated Islay Malt

‹Return to Previous Page
Description

Description

The Ileach Peated Islay Malt

The Ileach Peated Islay Malt is robustly peaty, with an unmistakable breath of the seashore, the Ileach is a true whisky of Islay.

The Ileach Peated Islay Malt 40% is a peaty single malt from a secret Islay distillery, this has received rave reviews from whisky critics and has a solid core of peat and a lovely rich style.

The Vintage Malt Whisky Co. was founded in 1992 by Brian Crook, an honours graduate in Food Science with twenty years experience in the malt whisky industry, latterly as Export Director for one of Scotland’s principal distillers.

The aim was to produce a range of malt whiskies from Scotland’s finest distilleries Ileach

“The name The Ileach Peated Islay Malt is self explanatory. The version at drinking strength was more than okay.

This one has a cask strength of 58%, which is considerate. No word on the distillery, although many believe it to be a young Lagavulin. I am not so sure.

Undoubtedly many sherry casks were used in the mix, for besides seaweeds and peat, this nose also offers quite some fruit and even chocolate. Pears and apricots, followed by figs and dates.

Then the peat returns and adds goat cheese and wet earth. A touch medicinal, but not overly so. You know those dades that are wrapped in bacon? Yep, that’s it, but in liquid form.

It is mouth coating with a good body. Immediately very powerful peat and spices with loads of maritime elements (my brain shouts ‘Laphroaig!’). Then the fruit kicks in. Wonderfully sweet, making this whisky quite complex. I am impressed.

The long finish is warm and lingers with a battle between sweet and salt. It leaves the mouth as good as completely dry”.

Volume – 40%

Islay Whisky Region

The Highlands and Islands Scotch Whisky Company

The Ileach Peated Islay Malt 40%  Hay Wines

Reviews (0)

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Ileach Peated Islay Malt”

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Returns & Delivery
Returns and Exchanges

All goods should be examined upon receipt, and any claim for loss or breakage notified by email or telephone to Hay Wines immediately. In the case of goods delivered by couriers, unless any claim is made within 24 hours, no compensation, refund or other credit will be available. In the case of damaged goods, Hay Wines reserves the right to collect these.

Ship your items back to us

If you wish to return your order due to an error on our behalf, we are happy to collect or get our courier to collect from the delivery address stated on the invoice, providing the parcel is securely packed in the same way as it was sent out. If you wish to return the parcel yourself please feel free to do so. Once the parcel has returned to us we will refund you the full amount. Please note that refunds may take up to 7 working days to appear in your account.

For more information, view our full Terms and Conditions information.

Related Products

Bruichladdich Scottish Barley

This is the new standard bottling from Bruichladdich, using premium American oak casks to mature The Classic Laddie by the shores of Lochindaal helped master distillery Jim McEwan to exemplify the floral, unpeated style that Bruichladdich is well known for.
£46.99 Add to basket

Woodford Reserve Boubon 43%

Woodford Reserve is a sour mash straight bourbon made at Kentucky's oldest distillery. It is the only bourbon which is triple distilled in copper pot stills, the time-honoured method of production. It is then aged in new charred American oak barrels. Double Gold Medals at the World Spirits Competition in 2000, 2001 and 2005 - the only bourbon ever to achieve this.
£39.99 Add to basket

Finlaggan Old Reserve 40%

‘’BRILLIANT...this simply awesome. If you don’t get a bottle of this, you’ll regret it for thr rest of your life!’’ Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2007
£35.29 Add to basket

Glengoyne 10 YO 40%

Glengoyne is one of the only Scottish whiskies to be distilled from unpeated malt - the malt is allowed to dry naturally before fermentation and distillation begin, resulting in an elegant, medium-bodied style..
£39.99 Add to basket

Bowmore 12 YO 40%

Warm Amber in colour with a nose that has peaty, lemon, pears and honey aromas. Medium bodied with smokiness balanced by heather honey sweetness on the palate together with chocolate, pear and citrus. The finish is long, complex and satisfying.
£44.49 Add to basket

Amrut 46%

A fragrant nose with a dusting if icing sugar. Sweet and fruity, with almonds. Richer molasses notes develop with time. Full-bodied and mouth-coating, with pepper and lots of vigorous, emerging spices on the palate. Medium length in the finish, with tropical fruits and spicy oak all the way to the end
£46.99 Add to basket

Deanston 12 YO 46.3%

Deanston is a pale, distinctive malt, distilled from unpeated malted barley. It is exceptionally easy-to-drink and is regarded as a perfect expression of a Perthshire Highland Malt.
£43.99 Add to basket

Amrut Fusion 50%

Amrut Fusion gets its name from the fact that it uses two barleys: Indian and Scottish - with the latter being peated for good measure. Fusion has been picking up awards ever since it first appeared in 2009 including getting a rating of 97 out of 100 from Jim Murray in his Whisky Bible 2010 making it the third best whisky in the world that year.
£57.99 Add to basket

Ardbeg Uigeadail 54.2%

Uigeadail derives from the Scotch Gaelic for 'Dark and Mysterious Place' and is named for the Loch from whence Ardbeg draws its waters. Jim Murray's 2009 World Whisky of the Year, this cask-strength bottle exudes breathtaking balance.
£71.99 Add to basket

Glenkinchie 12 YO 43%

The nose is quite light, yet fragrant. Notes of fresh cereal and grist, some barley sweetness and a nutty note. Acacia honey creeps in with gentle warmth. The palate is very fruity with notes of Madeira and sweet stewed fruits. A hint of calvados and tannic oak lining the mouth
£48.99 Add to basket
Back to top