Lagavulin

12 Years Old

ABV 56.1%
REVIEWED Issue 76
Specifications
Brand: Lagavulin
Expression: 12 Years Old
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 12 years old
ABV: 56.1%
Country/Region: Scotland / Islay
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Awards
Recommended
Issue 76
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Lagavulin Distillery, Port Ellen, Isle of Islay , Islay, Scotland
Taster   Martine Nouet
Nose: Medicinal. Light smoke. Farm courtyard. A fresh citrussy note. Lemon peel. White pepper. In time a floral note. Sea-weed.
Palate: Smooth, satin-like. Sweet maltiness, refreshed by a minty flavours. Light smoke again. A hint of tar and liquorice. So well brought together.
Finish: Long, drying on liquorice root.
Comment: An all-timer.Delivers Islay briny atmosphere.
8.7
Taster   Dominic Roskrow
Nose: The full seaside package, with fish, salt and seaweed and a touch of tar. Very Islay.
Palate: Surprisingly gentle and sweet, with milk chocolate in among the peat smoke.
Finish: Peaty, sweet, long and pleasant.
Comment: Just what you'd expect and want from this distillery.
8.6
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