Ardbeg Corryvreckan Single Malt Scotch Whisky - 700mlRegular price $225.00
Alcohol Percentage: 57.1%
Nose: Heady, intense and powerful. A collision of waxy dark chocolate, warm blackcurrants and muscovado sugar pulls you under its spell with a burst of plump cherries and earthy pine needles leaping from its depths. Salty seasoning brings a briny character with tangy crisp seaweed and smoky bacon swirling on the surface with hints of sweet vanilla, spicy cloves and blueberries.
Taste: Torrents of taste well up on the palate; deep, peppery and chewy, bombarding the tongue with its intense tastes and textures. The first plunge brings forth chewy peppered steak soaked in pepper sauce with the tang of crispy seaweed. As you descend deeper, encounter a mouthful of black tarry espresso coffee that coats the palate with rich melted dark fruits (blackcurrants, blueberries and cherries) and bitter almonds. As the taste soaks in deeper, star anise and hickory dry out the palate before a surprise of chalky effervescent violets fizz to the surface.
Finish: Long, deep and remaining powerful into the finish with black tarry coffee, chocolate-coated cherries and hot pepper sauce, the lingering memories of your mysterious and daring journey into Corryvreckan.
Ardbeg Corryvreckan Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky is a very limited special release from the Ardbeg distillery which will slowly entrap you in a whirlpool of aromas and flavours all contained within this turbulent force of a 700mL bottle. Named after the famous Corryvreckan Whirlpool that lies off the Islay north coast where only the bravest of souls dare venture, the Ardbeg Corryvreckan has swirling aromas and torrents of deep, peaty, peppery taste that lurk beneath the surface of this beautifully balanced dram. Only available for a very limited time - a must for all Islay lovers. Cauldron of the speckled seas.