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Lagavulin 08-year-old

Overall rating
86.62/100
votes
24
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Limited Edition - 200th Anniversary
Bottled
03.08.2016
Stated Age
08 years old
Casktype
Refill American Oak Casks
Number of bottles
20000
Strength
48.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L6216CM000
Barcode
5000281045146
Added on
19 Jan 2018 8:40 pm by Z28Pete
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 56,99

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Whisky Reviews for Lagavulin 08-year-old

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.62 points

  1. nkrc scored this whisky 91 points Member Senior

    Color: white wine

    Nose: leather, machine oil, brine, herbs, smoke, burnt malt, trawler, vague citrus notes.

    Palate: Wonderful. Dry, barely sweet, clear and pure, smoky.

    Finish: long and gorgeous.

    Fantastic whisky

  2. TsiAI scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    Room temperature when drinking: 15 ℃

    Eyes: White wine smells Nose: Smoked bacon comes up, soft disinfection water, a little 75% medical alcohol. Then minerals emerge, clear spring water, Chardonnay white Portuguese, naturally transformed into fruity aromas, slightly green fruits (no green astringency), green apple lollipops, white heart green pomelo, spring in April, nectar, Green grapes, fresh blueberries, German sausages. The sense of layering is more obvious, pure and clean, mellow and soft, not jerky.
    Taste Palate: slightly sour green grapes, a little tannin, little sweetness, oak barrels provide the aroma of nuts and bread to be baked, fresh walnut meat with high humidity, slightly bitter, minerals, chalky soil, soot, quick lime , Ashes, chalk ash. The performance of peat is harder, or a more solid finish: medium long, green apple jelly, clear sweet spring, bamboo leaf water, refreshing minerals, fresh walnuts with little detectable bitterness, and sweetness in the second half, Yellow rock sugar peach gum, the sweetness is still very low.

    Nose: 90/100
    Palate: 88/100
    Finish: 87/100
    Body: 88/100
    Overall: 88/100

    Overall: Smelling the fragrance makes people feel the spring breeze blowing. I can't help thinking of the iced dry white portuguese, mixed with refreshing fruity fragrance. The peat smell after the entrance is stronger than when it smells. Qingyuan and distinctive personality.

  3. jmallios scored this whisky 83 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      82 82

  4. butt scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

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