ARDBEG TRAIGH BHAN - FROM THE SINGING SANDS OF ISLAY
Produced in small batches and released year on year, this exceptionally rare and ever-changing 19 year old draws its inspiration from Islay’s Traigh Bhan beach, known locally as the Singing Sands. Ardbeg Traigh Bhan Batch 4 is the fourth release in this exclusive 19 year old series. Following in the footsteps of the batches that came before it, slight changes to cask selection mean the notes in this whisky vary from the last. More herbal and uniquely mentholic, Batch 4 is a delicious evolution on the series.
The Singing Sands is the local name for Islay’s beautiful Traigh Bhan beach. For this captivating place has white soft sands that sing beneath your feet, a hum that ebbs and flows with Islay’s winds and tides.
This rare, small-batch 19 Year Old Ardbeg reveals captivating notes of gentle WOOD SMOKE, with gusts of FRESH SEA SPRAY and EUCALYPTUS on the nose. An oily mouthful leads into RICH FUDGE, before SMOKY PEAT and ANISEED crash down on the palate. Savory and smoke collide in a sharp, intense and satisfying long finish.