Ardbeg's new limited edition release has been aged for 12 years being matured in ex-marsala casks from Sicily, balanced with first fill ex- bourbon casks. At full strength, soot/tar, spicy toffee, Butterkist popcorn with hints of ripe, exotic tropical fruits (banana, mango and lychee). A splash of water releases fresh, salving antiseptic notes and a hint of sea spray
The chewy/oily texture leads in to sweet, creamy fudge, smoked apricots smothered in cream, ripe banana and lots of spices cinnamon, clove and aniseed
The smoky, but sweet, finish lingers long in the mouth, again drawing the mind back to rich, smoked fruits
1 Bottle Per customer only.