Highland Region — Ardmore
Ardmore 'Adelphi' 1996 / 21 years old 61%
Distilled in 1996 at the Ardmore distillery in Aberdeenshire, this single cask bottling comes from the famed independent bottlers, Adelphi. Drawn and bottled from a refill Hogshead cask, the character of Ardmore's peat-smoked barley comes through immediately - faintly herbal (parsley, fresh hay) and a thread of charred, ashy wood and a mineralic...
Ardmore 'Gordon & MacPhail' 1987 / 30 years old 56.9%
At 30 years old, this new Ardmore is the oldest we have had from the distillery, laid down to mature in 1987 in a single refill American oak hogshead cask. The peated spirit of the distillery has been greatly softened by time - green apple and tropical fruit notes are dominant, with a touch of pepper and pink grapefruit, coming around to a hint ...
Ardmore 'Legacy' 40%
Made with 80% peated and 20% unpeated malt, this is an example of the distinctive style of whisky made at the Ardmore distillery. Amongst the peatiest and smokiest whiskies made on the mainland, it carries aromas of creamy toasted oak, caramel and sooty peat smoke which carries onto the palate with malt-cereal flavours, vanilla and spice.