70cl // 56.2% ABV
Ardbeg 1998-2008 Still Young (in presentation box). ‘Still Young’ is the second release in Ardbeg’s journey to 10 Years Old and continued the successful ‘path to peaty maturity’ as the marketing types called it. A refreshing dram with great intensity.
Nose: Toffee, rich. Creamy sweet, tangy peat and citrus, tarry, smoky bacon.
Palate: Spicy, powerful, cut fruits, citrus. Phenolic, burning rubber, bitumen.
Finish: Long, spicy, punchy heat, plenty of smoke, little brine and fruit.