The Library Collection – DISTILLED AT ARDMORE

£75.00

DISTILLED 2002 – BOTTLED 2017

EX. BOURBON HOGSHEAD
NATURAL COLOUR. NON CHILL-FILTERED. 46%VOL.

18 in stock

Description

SNIPPET:
Medicinal and meaty
Peat fire embers and smoked ham
Thick, honeyed and intriguing

PANEL NOTES:

COLOUR: Mid gold.

NOSE: Initially, like a doctor’s surgery in the ‘70’s – iodine, bandages, carbolic – thenmore complex, menthol and aromatic. The medicinal morphs into meaty – like a bad Tarrantino movie – old butcher’s block and heavily smoked ham. Salty. Intriguing smokiness intensifies – peat fire embers and newly snuffed out candles (with warm wax). Fresh walnuts.

PALATE: Smooth, oily texture. More warming peat than medicinal now. Rich,savoury/sweet, juicy-fruit. Lush bourbon vanilla wraps around the smoke. Light spice. Hint of rubber. Caraway seed. Smoked German sausages anyone?

FINISH: Great interplay of the smoky, savoury and the buttery. Rich, thick and aromatic. Long heather honey finish.

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