- Ardbeg 20 Years Old Platinum Selection
Ardbeg 20 Year Old Islay single maltr Scotch whisky. Douglas Laing Old & Rare Platinum Selection.
Single cask refill hosghead distilled March 1991 and bottled November 2011 at full strength.
128 numbered bottles.
Massively tarry and distinctly Islay in style on the nose plus creosote, soot and hot beach sand all apparent. Palatewise the tar is still evident, now sweet – now with creosote, soft leather and heavily malted barley – running to a finish which is Scotch tablet sweet, more barley’d now with late bonfire ash and more of that same tar.
Ardbeg Single Malt Whisky
Ardbeg Distillery was established in Ardbeg on the Kildalton Peninsular on the Isle of Islay in 1815 by John McDougal. Ardbeg Distillery draws soft peaty water from Loch Uigeadail and Loch Airigh nam Beist up amongst the hills behind the distillery to produce it world renowned range including Ardbeg Uigeadail and Ardbeg 10 Year Old. Ardbeg Distillery is a participant in the world famous Feis Ile, the annual Islay Festival of Malt and Music. Visitors are welcome at the distillery visitor center which offers Ardbeg Distillery tours and serves delicious Scottish fare in the Ardbeg Old Kiln Café.