Ardbeg 1965 24 Years Cadenhead for Sestante - Dumpy White Label


1 bottle Ardbeg 1965 24 Year Old. Cadenhead dumpy for Sestante. No box. 75cl. 54.4%. Level in neck. Marks to label.


Ardbeg 24yo 1965 (54.4%, Cadenhead, dumpy white label)

Colour: white wine. Nose: oh, this is very different, starting on lots of metal, fishy smells and old Riesling as Olivier points out. Very complex, really a malt for wine freaks. A superb austerity! Fisherman’s nest, spring water, kippers, hints of camphor again, iodine (yes it’s medicinal), rubbed lemon skin… Another fab one, it seems! Mouth: a superb attack, resinous, camphory, with dried apples, lots of lemon juice, green pepper, quite some salt, candied oranges. Gets very spicy, with some chilli, white pepper, a little wasabi, thyme… A very long, waxy, camphory and peppery finish. Excellent, too bad the palate doesn’t quite fit the nose although are superb. 93 points.


    Distillery Ardbeg
    Classification Single Malt Whisky
    # Released bottle -
    Vintage 1965
    Age 24
    Bottler Official Bottling
    Bottling Date -
    ABV/ Volume 54.4%/ 70cl
    Rating/SGP 93/-
    Cask Number -


    Category: Rare


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