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Ardbeg
Whisky: Ardbeg 1999-2012 SMWS 33.109
Age: 11 years
Type: Single malt
   
Distilled: 08-1999
Bottled: 03-2012
Cask Type: Refill sherry butt
Bottle #: 44/468
Strength: 55,6%
   
Distillery: Ardbeg Distillery
Bottler: Scotch Malt Whisky Society
Country: Scotland: Islay
   
 
Date: 19-02-2016
Nose: Moor, smoky, soft red fruit, fresh herbs.
Flavour: Peat, moor, smoke, coal, a little sherry, light forest fruit, berries, a hint of licorice.
Body: Beautifully oily, tasty viscousness, lasting full finish.
Comments: If only Ardbeg had a lot more of these barrel and bottled them one year earlier to make the standard 10 year old similar to this.
Rating: ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++-- ---- (8.5)
   
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