Machir Bay, first launched in 2012, is the flagship of the Kilchoman core range, named after the beautiful beach on the west coast of Islay. Matured in a combination of predominantly ex-bourbon barrels with a small portion of ex-Oloroso sherry butts. Bottled at 46%.
Nose: Sweet, vanilla intermingles with lemongrass and a hint of peat.
Palate: Rich and creamy, with the initial sweet vanilla turning into dark chocolate, spicy clove and peat smoke.
Finish: Medium-long, with dark chocolate, clove and peat smoke.