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ARDBEG DISTILLERY Perpetuum, 2015 Bicentenary Limited Edition Committee Release

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Description

Ardbeg Perpetuum is the ultimate Ardbeg Islay Single Malt whisky. Released only for Committee Members in celebration of the 200th anniversary (1815-2015), it was only available at the distillery. Released in 2015 this is a blend of old and young whisky. Matured in both bourbon & sherry casks and bottled at 49.2% abv, it delivers the classic Ardbeg notes of cured meats, smoke and sea spray..

Ardbeg has been called “as close to perfection as makes no difference” by whisky connoisseurs. Proof then, that Ardbeg truly deserves its incredible reputation. It’s a whisky that’s worshipped around the world. In the past ten years, six different Ardbeg expressions have won prestigious titles including World Whisky of the Year, Scotch Whisky of the Year and World’s Best Single Malt.

The small, remote Scottish island of Islay (pronounced ‘eye-lah’) is an antique land. A wild and untamed place, where Celtic monks found refuge from raiding Norsemen and early distillers smuggled their illicit “aquavitae” at Ardbeg’s rugged rocky cove.

Ardbeg Distillery is a Scotch whisky distillery in Ardbeg on the south coast of the isle of Islay, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, in the Inner Hebrides group of islands. The distillery is owned by Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy, and produces a heavily peated Islay whisky.

Abundant soft water, fertile soil and acres of precious peat makes this island a place of pilgrimage for the single malt whisky faithful. And none more so than our very own Ardbeg, unquestionably the greatest distillery on Earth.

 

Bottled at 49.2% abv

 

Tasting Notes

Colour: Copper

Nose: Remarkably shy peat with hints of leather and wild herbs. Eastern spices and black tea end with a smattering of honeydew.

Palate: Oily and creamy with honey and peat smoke followed by tobacco and herbs.

Finish: Medium long with sweet herbs and peat.

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