Nose: a clear smoke fragrance, maybe bitumen and the sweetish of chocolate, a bit of wood and nuts. Also a whiff of citrus (light). I expected it to be a more smokey dram. A bit of vanilla. but less pronounced than the Sherry notes.
Taste: here the smoke/peat comes more to the foreground. Quite strong flavours, but nicely balanced. A bit of coastal brine/salty water, some spics; cinnamon? vanilla comes through but is suppressed. hints of barbecue
Finish: pleasant balanced lingers on
Bottle: the typical ARDBEG bottle and image
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