Ardbeg 16 Year Old 1990 vintage Islay single malt Scotch whiskey. Single sherry butt #86 bottled 11th April 2007 to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the historic Fortnum & Mason store, London. 300 bottles individually numbered and signed by the distillery manager.
Deliciously sweet notes of homemade fudge, liquorice and treacle toffee are the first aromas, followed by deep rich chocolate and cherries, dried fruits and chestnuts.
Ardbeg Distillery was established in Ardbeg on the Kildalton Peninsular on the Isle of Islay in 1815 by John McDougal. Ardbeg Distillery draws soft peaty water from Loch Uigeadail and Loch Airigh nam Beist up amongst the hills behind the distillery. Ardbeg Distillery is a participant in the world famous Feis Ile, the annual Islay Festival of Malt and Music. Visitors are welcome at the distillery visitor center which offers Ardbeg Distillery tours and serves delicious Scottish fare in the Ardbeg Café.