This Ardmore 12 Years Old has been double matured in American oak ex-bourbon barrels and finished in European port casks and is 100% peated.
The WSD think the nose on this is great: Cocktail cherries still in the jar. a light touch of smoke, rum soaked raisins and cherry blossom (V).
|Distillery: Burnt orange, cinnamon, strawberries and honey, balanced by spiced wood and subtle smoky charcoal.
The WSD: Soft and creamy initially then the smoke wafts in with the minty port following almost like choc chip ice cream leading to a finish of cherry scented candle was dripped onto wood, coating the mouth in warmth.