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Lagavulin 16-year-old

Overall rating
90.89/100
votes
66
Whiskybase ID
WB10249
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
White Horse Distillers
Stated Age
16 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
1000 ml
Label
1816/ISLA painted in gold on glass
Bottle code
LLJJ00000298
Barcode
5000281003627
Added on
26 Aug 2009 6:11 pm

Average value

€ 767.12

11 × in wishlist

66 × member ratings

172 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Lagavulin 16-year-old

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.89 points

  1. Shmirns scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    Agree fully with WhiskyFan2112. We split this bottle and it has absolutely blown my mind. Heavy heavy rancio sherry notes, in the most beautiful way. After a couple months open in the bottle, the most delicate aromas of flower pedals emerged. My favourite part. Sad to see this bottle come to an end... Only topped, for me, by the old Lag 12 white bottle cream label.

  2. WhiskyFan2112 scored this whisky 95 points Connoisseur

    Just a beautiful dram with so many wonderful characteristics. Only topped recently by the Lagavulin 12 White Horse Carpano-Torino bottling sampled at Whiskybase Gathering
    • Nose
      95 95
      Smoke, leather, earth, orange zest, tropical fruits, iodine, brine
    • Taste
      94 94
      Orange zest, tea, lemon drops, smoked meat
    • Finish
      95 95
      Smoke, orange zest, light pepper, lemon drops, tea, iodine

  3. karloff scored this whisky 97 points Specialist

    Hands down, this is my favorite single malt of all time. 
    • Nose
      99 99
    • Taste
      99 99
    • Finish
      98 98

  4. checkpointrk did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    The legend of the White Horsedes traditional Lagavulin Blends can be found here http://www.weinkenner.de/2013/die-legende-des-white-horse-blends-vintage-1957-und-americas-cup-1987-27997/

  5. GLEN MAUR scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      92 92

  6. karloff scored this whisky 97 points Specialist

    This whisky holds a lot of memories for me because when my dog died i took his ashes up to the lake district and threw them of the ledge of our favourite spot and proceeded to get drunk on this wonderfull malt. God Bless x
    • Nose
      That strong smell of smoke and peat is just heavenly
    • Taste
      The taste is out of this world. The smoked kippers compliment the liquorice.
    • Finish
      The finish goes on long into the wee small hours and has that strong orange peel presance.

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