Ardbeg 10 Year Old / Bot.1980s

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Ardbeg 10 Year Old / Bot.1980s
75cl / 40%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling
A very special old Ardbeg 10yo, unusually bottled in clear glass in the 1980s by former owners Hiram Walker. A whopping 95 points from Whiskyfun's Serge Valentin only enhanced this release's legendary status.

Please note this is limited to two bottles per customer.
(£625.00 ex. VAT)
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More Details:
CountryScotlandRegionIslayBottlerDistillery BottlingBottling StatusDiscontinuedAge10 Year Old
Tasting Notes:
Tasting notes by Whiskyfun (Serge Valentin)

Colour: white wine.

Nose: this one is just as fab on the nose, maybe a little rougher, peatier and certainly more maritime. Much closer to today’s profile, more medicinal, with lots of iodine, something nicely sour, lemon juice, fresh oysters (Davin says gay oysters, don’t ask me why). Gets then extremely farmy, on wet dog, hay, turnips… Then motor oil again, tar… Again a fabulous one!

Mouth: oh yes, yes, yes… I’m sorry but it’s so elegant yet powerful, compact and full-bodied… We won’t torture you any further. 95 points.

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