Specialty Brands, Port Askaig 45-year-old

RRP £1,200

Port Askaig is a port on Islay, the name also used for a brand of whisky that creates only Islay single malts. The whiskies are produced in small batches, and this is the oldest expression. With a subtle nose, this offering is powerful and full on the palate. There is an abundance of tropical fruit, and the smoke – which one might have expected to
have died down quite a bit with 45 years in cask – is still punchy and balances well with the fruit flavours. This is a whisky to take slowly and savour.

Spirit Details

Master Category

Whisky - Scotland

Sub-Category

Single Malt

Country

Scotland

Region

Islay

Alcohol

40.8%

Bottle Size

70cl

Tasting Information

Type of Tasting

Tasting feature

Blind

No

Tasted by

Colin Hampden-White, Lora Hemy

UK Stockist

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