Lagavulin 12 Year Old 12th Release Distilled 1977 (Special Release 2013)

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Closure: Natural cork stopper

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Produced by: Lagavulin Distillery
Owned by: Diageo plc
UK distribution by: Diageo Great Britain

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alc./vol: 55.1%

Proof: 110.2°

Vintage: 1977

Aged: 12 years

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

Released as part of Diageo’s 2013 Special Releases, this is the twelfth in a series of special old releases and was aged in refill American oak casks for at least 12 years. Bottled at natural cask strength.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 29/10/2013

Appearance:

Clear, pale green-golden.

Aroma:

Smoky smouldering ashes with smoked kipper and freshly sawn oak.

Taste:

Sweet and salty with chargrilled vegetal and waxy notes. Water makes sweeter and releases fennel seed.

Aftertaste:

Long, dry, lingering salty smoke with vegetable crisps and faint fennel.

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