Lagavulin 12 year Special Reserve
70 cl / 40%
This 12 year old natural cask-strength Lagavulin comes from a whitewashed jumble of buildings by the sea on Islay's rocky southern shore, just a mile away from Laphroaig
It's pungent smoky and maritime aromas and taste are best appreciated with two parts still water to one part whisky. Any cloudiness is normal in an unfiltered cask strength malt.
If you want to know how Lagavulin tastes without any sherry, this is your answer. Simple pure peat muscle. I love it!
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“With less sherry than the standard 16 years old expression, this Lagavulin 12 years old has an most interesting spices finish.”This dram has a fino-like color.
Nose (92): strong. honey, peat, earth, wood, citrus.
Taste (92): smooth, oily, powerful. peat, honey, malt, wood, spices, floral, citrus, cocoa.
Finish (92): long. peat, honey, spices, cinammon, blackpepper.
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