A fresh, fruity, sweet, balanced and complex whisky with notes of malt, malt, muesli, mandarin, lemon peel, pineapple, almond, papaya, mango, caraway seed, plantan, raisins, plum, fig, green guava, passion fruit, fennel, liquorice , soft creamy smoke, anise, white wine, coffee, toffee, honey, soft subtle oak, rosewood, roasted pine nuts, sweet sherry, salty, chocolate, cinnamon, marmalade, wet wool and a subtle medicinal tone. The scent is initially very fruity and maltig and slowly develops into a heavier and more complex whisky. He needs a lot of time in the glass to achieve a good development.
A powerful, intensive, full, spicy and complex whisky with notes of greasy smoke and earthy peat (more than the smell suggests). Earthy tones (from wet forest soil, peat, wet leaves & a hint to dried manure), honey, lemon, brine, grapes, plums (fresh and dried), raisin, baked apple, liquorice, licorice, cough syrup, anise, fennel, caraway seed , clove, cinnamon, nutmeg, pepper, leather, cereal, balsamic vinegar, oak, tannin, chili pepper, minerals (lime and flint), old rope (hemp), bitter cocoa, bitter orange marmalade, marmite and sleepers. The taste is quite different from the smell you suspect. The smell is soft and seductive and the taste is strong and intense. The layering of this whisky is very beautiful and always gives a new aroma experience.
The finish is very long, warm and slightly drying with notes of white pepper, honey, lemon, bitter grapefruit, chocolate, oak, tannin, smoke, peat and a hint of sleepers. After a few hours there is still a Laphroaig aroma, thunders!