Lagavulin, 12 Year Old

RRP £125

Distilled: 2007

Refill American Oak Casks

Number Bottled: Limited Quantities

Nose: Delicately ashy, the remains of a charcoal fire, with bitter dark chocolate and a sweet herbal quality in spearmint and basil leaves.

Palate: Soft and dirty, all bonfire smoke, hearth ash and freshly laid tar. The flavours are meaty, earthy, briny and a little bitter, like rich dark chocolate, molasses and coffee grounds, but with a peppery, minty lift.

Finish: Hot tar, iron filings and salted dark chocolate.

Conclusion: Lagavulin yet again demonstrating its extraordinary power to transport its drinkers to Islay’s shores.

Spirit Details

Master Category

Whisky - Scotland

Country

Scotland

Region

Lagavulin, Islay

Alcohol

56.4%

Tasting Information

Blind

No

Tasted by

Becky Paskin

UK Stockist

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