Ardbeg An Oa

Ardbeg An Oa

Paid: $55 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Ardbeg / LVHM

Region: Islay

46% ABV

Aged For: NAS

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Cask Type: Bourbon, Virigin oak, and PX Sherry

Chill Filtered : No

Color Added: No

 


 

Color: Pale gold

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Gentle sherry, honey, smoke, heather, vanilla, pine, salt, and citrus

Feel: Light bodied

Taste: Peat and gentle smoke, sherry, citrus, vanilla, salted meat, and seasoned oak

Finish: Pepper, tobacco, clove, gentle fruit, and mossy peat smoke

Thoughts: It’s a very tame and gentle Ardbeg, with more focus on fruit than peat.

Score: 84 out of 100

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