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Ardbeg 1959 CA

Overall rating
93.93/100
votes
30
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Dumpy Bottle
Vintage
12.1959
Bottled
05.1985
Stated Age
25 years old
Casktype
Sherry Wood Cask
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Added on
30 Apr 2010 6:28 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 1700.00

24 × in wishlist

30 × member ratings

7 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ardbeg 1959 CA

1 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 93.93 points

  1. magic_slim scored this whisky 98 points Connoisseur

    Probably the best whisky I have ever tasted. Wow, what a dark color - unbelievable. Sampled from Geert at the Lindores Whiskyfest 2012.
    • Nose
      Oh my god, I am in whisky heaven! Woooowww, slurppp, schmatz, fantastic, mnjammnjammnjam !!!! This shall be Ardbeg??? Rich and complex, a beautiful high quality sherry monster at first nosing. Dark berries, plums, oloroso sherry, marble cake, chewing tobacco and juicy liquorice. Decent peat and smoke are a available after digging a little deeper into this whisky wonder of the world.
    • Taste
      Plopp, has knocked my socks off! Here is what I call a perfect sherry wood matured Ardbeg. There is a rich peaty- and saltyness with Ramazotti, liquorice and cacao. Pleasantly dry and oily with decent notes of old wood.
    • Finish
      Very long ... longer ... longest ... never ending.
      Remains rich predominantly on aromas of 85% cacao dark chocolate.

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