Ardbeg 1993 - Authors' Series - Rudyard Kipling
70cl / 56.4% abv
This Authors’ Series is a range of exclusive single malt whiskies, created by the prestigious blenders and bottlers, Hunter Laing Ltd. This is a limited edition expression, inspired by the life and work of Rudyard Kipling.
This particular expression is an Ardbeg 21 year old, matured in 1993 and bottled in January 2015. This expression is one of only 120 bottles, which have been drawn from a Refill Hogshead cask, and bottled at natural cask strength of 56.4%. This whisky has all the typical Islay attributes, whilst the the character of Rupert Kipling shines through.
Each bottle is presented in a brown leather box, embossed with gold medallic text, and are individually wax sealed.
Nose: Smoky notes, wild berries with a hint of apricots
Palate: Incredible hit of intense smoke flavours with soft fruits and almonds
Finish: Dry, rich with even more peat smoke.