The selection is neither chill filtered nor reduced with water and is bottled at the natural cask strength for Robert believed in savoring the original flavors of the unique collection. Chill filtration is used generally for purely aesthetic reasons, yet it can on occasion take a lot of the character out of the Whisky and Robert's appetite was for "the meat and the potatoes." Robert Scott has now "officially" retired from Speyside. However, he still keeps a close eye on his collection and is still excited when a special wee parcel comes to light. ISLAY (North Shore) 49.1% Alc./Vol. Bottled 2005 Sweet and honeyed nose with a warm, dry peat flavor. Soft, peaty remains round out the finish.