Distilled 12.07.1974 Bottled 25.09.2006 Bottle No. 67 / 118 Cask 3324
Another rare single cask release of Ardbeg. In our knowledge there was more than 20 single cask official bottlings of Ardbeg 1974 Vintage released between 2002 and 2007, all at cask strength and unchill-filtered.
They were designated for different European countries, mostly UK, France, Italy, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Belgium. Our bottle is one of only 118 released in Belgium in the fall of 2006.
Nose: assertive, smoky and medicinal, lemon zest, dried apricots, vanilla, toffee and a whiff of camphor oil.
Palate: rich and full, waves of peat smoke and sea salt, vanilla, toffee, pepper, licorice, lemon zest, oak and a touch of iodine.
Finish: very long and warming, peat smoke, sweet spice and oak.