United Kingdom, Islay
An Oa is named after the Mull of Oa in the south west of Islay, which offers the Kildaton coast (where Ardbeg distillery is situated) some protection from the worst the Atlantic has to offer! As such, An Oa is intended to show a more approachable side to Ardbeg single malt that's as rounded as the Oa peninsular, without losing the characteristic distillery style. In the summer of 2017 this became the first addition to Ardbeg's core range in over a decade. Maturation took place in a combination of casks including Pedro Ximénez, charred virgin oak and ex-bourbon. This sweet, creamy Ardbeg offers notes of butterscotch, fennel seed, tobacco leaf, Honey Nut Clusters and hints of mixed boiled sweets (fruit, Everton mint and menthol). The citrus notes are subtle and rich, coming through as flourless orange cake. On the palate there is still plenty of peaty oomph, although perhaps lighter in body. Notes of cigars and golden syrup flapjacks with sweet black tea on the tail and hints of chocolate limes. On the finish a smoky treacle lingers with a little peanut brittle.
Delivery & Returns
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Local deliveries - 10mile radius of Newbury, are in house and usually next working day.
Further afield, your order will be delivered by Parcelforce within two working days of being despatched by us.
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