The village of port Askaig sits on the west coast of the Isle of Islay, an island known for the warmth of both its people and its whisky. One of the most stunning areas in all of Scotland, for centuries it has been the gateway to Islay with a road leading to the centre of the island and the seat of the Lord of the Isles at Finlaggan. Port Askaig’s range of Islay Single Malts achieves the perfect balance of sweet fruity flavours and smoky, peaty character. Through the warmth and flavour of the whisky, and the style of the presentation, Port Askaig embodies the unique spirit of Islay and its people. As each new batch of Port Askaig whisky is released, you are introduced to yet another aspect of this magical island.
This bottling embodies the unique spirit of Islay, bringing together a robust smokiness, salt-kissed peat, and soft fruitiness. Port Askaig 110 Proof Single Malt Scotch Whisky is non chill-filtered and bottled without added coloring, so while light it color, the mouthfeel is lovely and the finish long on the palate. At 110 proof, this whisky is perfect poured over a large piece of ice or with a few drops of water.
NOSE: Earthy smoke, smoked meats, citrus peels.
PALATE: Zesty lemon and lime, ground cumin, apple.
FINISH: Long, smoke, earthy.