Lagavulin 21 Year Old Special Release 2012, Distilled 1991 Islay Single Malt Whisky

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alc./vol:
52%

Proof:
104°

Vintage:
1991

Aged:
21 years

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom


Part of Diageo’s 2012 Special Releases, this is only the second 21 year old distillery bottling of Lagavulin. Matured exclusively in first fill European oak ex-sherry butts filled in 1991, the release was limited to 2772 bottles.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 13/09/2013

Appearance

Clear, deep golden.

Aroma

Delicately peaty with Lagavulin’s signature creosote-like peaty notes and subtle pear drops.

Taste

Rich honeyed sweetness with smoky creosote. A splash of water tames but still leaves a huge dram with seaweed, faint iodine and pear fruit. Be careful not to add too much water or this spectacular dram will die and become very ordinary.

Aftertaste

Delightfully peaty finish.

Further product information

Closure: Natural cork stopper

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