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Lagavulin 12-year-old

Overall rating
88.80/100
votes
63
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Islay Collection - 7th Release
Bottled
2007
Stated Age
12 years old
Strength
57.1 % Vol.
Size
200 ml
Added on
31 Jan 2014 11:00 am
ColoredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 45,00

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63 × member ratings

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Whisky Reviews for Lagavulin 12-year-old

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.80 points

  1. BXpress scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    sample.

    I'm not the biggest fan of Islay whiskies but the Laga 12 never dissapoints. An essential Whisky for every collection.
    • Nose
      Some cake dough and slightly leafy. Lots of roots, some hay. Faint tobacco notes. Apples. Smoked fish. Citrusy and mineral but also very shy. You really have to work it.
    • Taste
      Very fizzy in the arrival. Then some roots, followed by hazelnuts and even a bit of chocolate.  Some dusty wood. Then you get salty smoked fish right before the finish.
    • Finish
      Medium long. Very sugary sweet, chocolate and chili. Dry, austere after taste.

  2. Waykid scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    One for the friends of quality spirit-driven, youngish malt. Fresh and lemony, chalk and limestone, heavy on the smoke and very salty. So rather austere but certainly something for those who like their seawater unsweetened, clean and smoky with lemon juice...  don't get me wrong, I like it but gentle it ain't. 

  3. KayMeertens scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Makes a peatier impression than the preceding release.
    • Nose
      Peat, dark chocolate, gingerbread, citrus, toffee and peach.
    • Taste
      Earthy peat, citrus, dark chocolate, gingerbread, pepper, toffee and a farmy touch. With water more toffee.
    • Finish
      Peat, gingerbread, lime, toffee and salt.

  4. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    compared with Lagavulin 12 - 2006

    easy drinkable at this ABV
    • Nose
      citrus, lemon, peat, smoke, grass, earthy, ashes and seaweed 

      some Port Ellen style!
    • Taste
      peat, ashes, smoked ham, bitter fruits and wax
    • Finish
      wax, peat, vanilla, smoke, meat and some pepper

  5. ricallende scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      91 91

  6. Lafroy scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

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