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Ardbeg 1993 - Authors' Series - Rudyard Kipling

70cl 56.4% abv

£900.00
SKU
23737

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Ardbeg 1993 - Authors' Series - Rudyard Kipling description

This Authors’ Series is a range of limited edition and exclusive single malt whisky, created by the prestigious blenders and bottlers, Hunter Laing Ltd. Each whisky has been paired with a famous author, ensuring that the unique taste and character of the malt has been inspired by the author’s life and work. Charles Dickens, Robert Lewis Stevenson, Rudyard Kipling & Edgar Allan Poe are the first four expressions that have been released.

This particular expression is an Ardbeg 21 year old, matured in 1993 and bottled in January 2015. This limited edition whisky is one of only 120 bottles, which have been drawn from a Refill Hogshead cask, and bottled at natural cask strength of 56.4%. Ardbeg fans will not be disappointed, as this rich and peaty expression has all the typical Islay attributes, whilst the the character of Rupert Kipling shines through. Charles MacLean said: 'Deep amber in colour with moderate beading. The first aroma is of lanolin and damp, untreated wool, even a hint of sheep dip, with roast chestnuts in the background. Oily and surprisingly sweet to taste, with fragrant woodsmoke in the aftertaste. Faintly waxy with a drop of water, backed by charred wood. Smooth and sweet, with hessian and washed out creosote.'

Each bottle is presented in a brown leather box, embossed with gold medallic text, which adds to the luxurious feel of the product. The bottles are also individually wax sealed with a stylish monogram design.

Knowledge Bar

Kipling was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist, whose most famous works include The Jungle Book and the Just So Stories. Born in India and educated in England, Kipling re-wrote history when he was awarded the Nobel prize in Literature in 1907 at the age of 42, making him the both the youngest recipient of the prize to date, and the first English-language writer to receive it.

Product details

Distillery/Brand
Ardbeg
Classification
Scotch Whisky
Region
Islay
Style
Single Malt
Size
70cl
ABV
56.4%
Age Statement
21 Years
Vintage
1993
Exclusive
Single Cask

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