Ardbeg Distillery Traigh Bhan Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky 19 year old
This is Ardbeg’s 19-year old Traigh Bhan 2022 release. This is batch 4. This 19-year-old whisky epitomizes an aged Ardbeg. Inspired by Islay’s Traigh Bhan beach (pronounced tri-van). This time it’s a little more menthol and herbal, with an intense smoke on the finish. non-chill-filtered at 46.2% ABV.
Ardbeg Traigh Bhan has subtle differences in flavor profile from year to year, and Batch 4 will feature a higher proportion of Oloroso Sherry casks compared to previous releases.
tasting notes for Ardbeg Traigh Bhan 19 Year Old Batch 4 follow:
Nose: aromas of pine and fennel with citrus notes (lime).
Palate: greedy with smoky and dark chocolate notes, but also creamy with caramel, raisins, and hazelnut notes.
Finish: Sweet and peat collide with creamy vanilla fudge, dark cocoa powder, and a warm, woody clove tingle. a sharp, intense, and satisfyingly long finish.