A wee Ardmore 20 year old

Halò Single Malt Mates,

This is a twenty year old Ardmore. It is a guid price for a guid whisky!

Ardmore

1996 20 Year Old 49.3% 70cl

$96.36

Details
Producer Beam Suntory
Age 20 Year Old
Bottle Size 70cl
Alc. Volume 49.3%
Bottler Official
Region Highland
Vintage 1996
Country Scotland

Description
The price of whisky has become quite the talking point in the past few years, but we’ve been blown away by the value for money from this new Ardmore. Aged for 20 years, initially in 1st fill bourbon casks and then in Islay casks to create a deep, full and zesty character.

Official Tasting Notes Nose: Butterscotch, toasted nutmeg and fig jam. With the addition of water, vanilla sweetness, stewed apples, subtle peat smoke and orange zest.
Palate: Lingering vanilla sweetness, crisp, dry smoky notes.

Thoughts on whiskey: “Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough. ”

“Whisky, drink divine!
Why should drivelers bore us
With the praise of wine
While we’ve thee before us?”
(Joseph O’Leary)

I am gratified to learn that you enjoy learning about Scotch Whisky.

Here’s tae the heath, the hill and the heather,
The bonnet, the plaid, the kilt and the feather.

Slàinte mhòr agus a h-uile beannachd duibh.
Great health and every good blessing to you

Your Scotch Spirit Master

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