Introduced in 2000. The first to make the bold step of bottling the Ardbeg range all non chill-filtered.
“World Whisky of the Year” 2008.
Jim Murray, author of the Whisky Bible, encouraged readers to “just close your eyes and enjoy”.
Awarded 97/100 in Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible.
Matured in a balance of 1st fill and 2nd fill ex-Bourbon American Oak casks delivery vanilla sweetness and spiciness respectively. Non chill-filtered and bottled at 46% ABV.
The peatiest and smokiest of all the Islay malts, yet perfectly balanced.