“The Untamed Spirit of Islay”
Located on the stormy and rugged south coast of the Island of Islay, off the West Coast of Scotland. This irrepressible, complex spirit is the peatiest Single Malt Whisky and yes is perfectly balanced. Its award winning spirit, untamed personality and reputation amongst connoisseurs makes Ardbeg a much sought-after Single Malt Whisky, in particular the Limited Editions.
Ardbeg Ten Years Old
“Explosive, exuberant and tumultuous”
46% ALC/VOL Non chill-filtered
First released: 2000
Ardbeg is revered around the world as the peatiest, smokiest, most complex whisky of them all. Yet it does not flaunt the peat; rather it gives way to the malt, the natural sweetness of which subtly intrudes and produces perfect balance.
The core expression of the Ardbeg portfolio is Ardbeg Ten Years Old. Launched in 2000, it was an instant hit with connoisseurs and peat-aficionados the world over and has retained its place at the top table ever since. In 2008 Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible named it World Whisky of the Year.
Typically most whiskies are chill-filtered and reduced to a strength of 40% ABV. Ardbeg Ten Years Old, however, is non chill-filtered and has a strength of 46% ABV, thus retaining maximum flavour, at the same time giving more body and added depth. It’s whisky with none of the goodness taken out! A taste of Ten Years Old: Intense smoky fruit, peat effervescing with tangy lemon and lime and warm creamy cappuccino. The smoky, aniseedy, almondy finish goes on and on.