The Ardbeg 19 Year Old Traigh Bhan Batch 2 is the second batch of the Ardbeg’s Traigh Bhan, a 19 year old whisky matured in American oak and ex-Oloroso sherry casks. This batch has been designated with flavours “fresh lime, roasted tea leaves and smoked pineapple”. The youngest component whisky was distilled on 18th September 2000.
Tasting Notes for Ardbeg 19 Year Old Traigh Bhan Batch 2
Nose : On the nose, faint ripples of sweet wood smoke and tart crème fraîche flowgently into bold notes of savoury fennel, celeriac and roasted tea leaves.Plunge further and discover alluring aromas of charcoal and lightly burnttoast. A splash of water releases a gust of fresh sea spray, followed by eucalyptusoil and pine. Finally, this irresistible nose ends with an unmistakable top noteof saddle soap and leather.
Palate : An intensely salty mouthfeel shifts like the tides into soothing medicinalnotes, followed by salted peanut brittle, smoked pineapple and lime juice.Waves of aniseed lap over the palate, before rich fudge, birch tar and peatsmoke crash down wildly.This is a dram that coaxes you in, and all assumptions are best left behind.Simply let this alluring spirit surprise and delight.
Finish : Savoury and smoky notes collide in a sharp, intense, yet satisfyingly longfinish.
For over 200 years, Ardbeg has been made on the small, remote Scottish Isle of Islay. Ardbeg has been called “as close to perfection as makes no difference,” by whisky connoisseurs. Proof then, that Ardbeg truly deserves its incredible reputation. It’s a whisky that’s worshipped around the world. In the past ten years, six different Ardbeg expressions have won prestigious titles including World Whisky of the Year, Scotch Whisky of the Year and World’s Best Single Malt.
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