Port Askaig Autumn Edition 2020 45.8% NV

€ 52,00 (ex Vat)
62,92 (in Vat)
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Distillery Undisclosed
Bottler Elixir Distillers
Serie Autumn Edition 2020
Bottled for
Distilled date Not Specified
Bottling date 2020
Country Scotland
Region Islay
Age 12
Cask Type Sherry Butt
Cask Number
Alcohol percentage 45.8
Volume 0,70
Condition In Original Box
Label Perfect
Stock 3

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Port Askaig Autumn Edition 2020: An Enigmatic Islay Whisky by Elixir Distillers

Whisky enthusiasts are no strangers to the allure of Islay, a Scottish island known for its robust and peaty expressions. Among the many intriguing releases that have emerged from this revered whisky region, the Port Askaig Autumn Edition 2020 stands out as a hidden gem. Crafted by independent bottler Elixir Distillers, owned by The Whisky Exchange, this limited edition release piques curiosity with its undisclosed distillery while subtly hinting at the involvement of Caol Ila, the distillery overseeing Port Askaig.

Elixir Distillers has earned a reputation for sourcing exceptional casks and presenting whisky enthusiasts with unique expressions. The Port Askaig Autumn Edition 2020 is a testament to their dedication to capturing the spirit of Islay in each bottle. Bottled at 45.8% ABV, this release offers a balanced and captivating experience for the discerning whisky drinker.

The decision to keep the distillery a secret adds an air of mystery and speculation to the Port Askaig Autumn Edition 2020. While the exact origins remain undisclosed, the name "Port Askaig" provides a subtle clue, alluding to the distillery overseeing the Port Askaig harbor on Islay: Caol Ila. Caol Ila is renowned for its exceptional peated whiskies, making it a strong contender as the source of this intriguing release.

As one explores the Port Askaig Autumn Edition 2020, the whisky reveals its character through a symphony of aromas and flavors. On the nose, the captivating scent of peat smoke entwines with the invigorating brine of the coastal shores. With each sip, the palate is greeted by a harmonious interplay of rich smoky notes, intermingled with hints of delicate sweetness and fruity undertones. The whisky showcases the artful balance between peat and other flavor profiles, offering a captivating journey for the senses. The long and satisfying finish lingers, leaving a lasting impression of smoke and oak.

The Autumn Edition 2020 exemplifies Elixir Distillers' commitment to independent bottlings that highlight the best of Islay whisky. With this release, they have once again demonstrated their expertise in selecting and blending casks to create an exceptional expression. Despite the undisclosed distillery, the craftsmanship and dedication to quality are apparent in every aspect of this limited edition bottling.

Securing a bottle of the Port Askaig Autumn Edition 2020 may prove challenging due to its limited availability. However, the effort to obtain this expression is sure to be rewarded. Whether you are a seasoned whisky connoisseur or an enthusiast eager to explore the hidden depths of Islay, this release offers a tantalizing opportunity to experience the enigmatic spirit of Port Askaig and the captivating wonders of Islay whisky.

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