Ardbeg, The Collector's Loft
43% vol. / 70cl
Distilled in 1975 at the Ardbeg distillery on Islay and bottled in the year 2000, this single malt was part of a limited release bottled at 43% abv and scored 9/10 by the legendary whisky writer Michael Jackson.
Nose: softer than modern Ardbeg, with almonds eucalyptus, tar and phenol notes.
Palate: tropical fruits coated with tar and orange marmalade, followed by characteristic Arbeg peat, smoke sea salt and medicinal aspects.
Finish: long and salty with a citrus edge.
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