Ardbeg Blaaack Limited Edition, Single Malt Whisky, 70cl.
Ardbeg Blaaack Limited Edition, Single Malt Whisky, 70cl. Ardbeg released this whisky in 2020, This is Ardbeg's limited edition bottling of their committee release "Blaaack". To mark such a momentous occasion, the Distillery vowed that the casks used to honour their global flock would be right on the nose. For the first time in Ardbeg’s history, they rounded up Pinot Noir casks from the country that lies the furthest distance from Islay – New Zealand, that other remote island nation where sheep have been known to outnumber the locals by 7:1.
- Region: Islay
- Distillery: Ardbeg
- Age/Name: NAS
- Size: 70cl
- Strength: 46% ABV
- Bottled By: Distiller
- Chill-Filtered: no
Nose: Raspberries and blackcurrant, followed up by baked earth and honey-glazed ham.
Palate: Spiced fruit compote, more red berries, another helping of smoked meat, coffee, charred oak and brandied cherries.
Finish: Black pepper and cinnamon spiciness, with orange zest bringing some balancing fruity notes.