Named the best whiskey in the world in 2008 in The Whiskey Bible by Jim Murray, Ardbeg 10 Years 1L 46% vol. It is a single malt Scotch whiskey from the Islay region, without cold filtration, which shows us all the characteristic stretches of the Islay with great balance and power, for lovers of peat and smoked, probably one of the indispensable. Complex, peat, smoked and malt.
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Named the best whiskey in the world in 2008 by Jim Murray's The Whiskey Bible, Ardbeg 10 Years 1L 46% vol. It is a single malt Scotch whiskey from the Islay region, without cold filtration, which shows us all the characteristic stretches of the Islay with great balance, for lovers of peat and smoked, probably one of the best. Complex, peat, smoked and malt.
The Ardbeg distillery of the Gaelic " Àrd Beag" or "Little Cape" is located in Ardbeg, a small town on the south coast of the island of Islay, located on the west coast of Scotland. The first distillations of Ardbeg date back to 1798 although it was not legally marketed until 1815.
The whiskey produced by Ardbeg is considered one of the most disturbed whiskeys in the world, and most of its expressions use malts from Port Ellen with a level of 55 PPM. Ardbeg also does not filter in the cold, thus preserving oils and aromas from malt that would be lost if the filtering was not omitted, and as a general rule, bottling its whiskeys well above the minimum of 40%, highlighting Ardbeg 10 to 46%, Uigeadail al 54.2% and Corryvreckan at 57.1%.
Ardbeg is one of Islay's distilleries with more international recognition, highlighting;
Ardbeg Ten: Named best whiskey in the world and best single Scottish malt by famous whiskey critic Jim Murray in his guide The Whiskey Bible 2008. From 2006 to 2012, at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, he has collected a double gold medal and six silver medals. In 2015 he won another double gold medal, and was named the best whiskey in its category, at the World Whiskey Awards 2015.
Style: Single Malt.
Aging: The ages of the whiskeys used at least ten years have been aged in American oak barrels of ex-bourbon and the whiskey has been bottled without cold filtration.
Nose: Sweet peat, coal, a floral note, soap and pepper.
Mouth: Slight notes of vanilla and citrus with the powerful and characteristic Ardbeg style.
Finish: Long and warm, with smoke and pepper.
Ardbeg 10 Years is one of the whiskeys that every Islay lover must try, a character and a power not suitable for everyone, but for those who know how to enjoy salinity, peat and smoked is an indispensable.
Best whiskey in the world in 2008.
Gold Medal in 2016 in the Islay Single Malt category up to 12 years.
Best Single Malt Scottish 10 Years.
Gold Medal in 2014.
Silver Medal in 2014 in the Islay Single Malt category up to 12 years.