Lagavulin 12-year-old Pure Islay Malt

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
White Horse Distillers Ltd.
Stated Age
12 years old
43.0 % Vol.
750 ml
Aged 12 Years on neck label
Added on
10 Aug 2010 8:26 pm

Average value

€ 2499.00

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147 × member ratings

113 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Lagavulin 12-year-old Pure Islay Malt

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 92.43 points

  1. svenske2015 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    laga with 12 y on neck label were bottled till late 70's,

    bottles with the 12 y on the main label were bottled end 70's early 80's and

    12 y cream label mid 80's.

  2. Othorion scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      93 93
      Algae, fresh oysters, campfire, peppermint tea, oranges with honey, browned butter, lemon balm, wild thyme, a hint of vanilla, blood oranges! Later smoked ham too! Round, full and very balanced! Great!
    • Taste
      92 92
      Strong, spicy, very oily, nutmeg, black pepper, smoked ham, subtle smoke, orange jam, a hint of salt, mint, caramel, black tea
    • Finish
      90 90
      The finish is the weakest part of this dram, but still very good! Warming, oily, slightly smoky, black tea and caramel!

  3. PEATYBOI scored this whisky 91 points Expert Junior

  4. Hvdree scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      94 94
    • Finish
      93 93

  5. checkpointrk scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    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/

  6. checkpointuk scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    Complete Notes you will find here:
    http://www.weinkenner.de/2012/zwei-alte-standard-abfuellungen-von-lagavulin-cream-label-und-white-label-pure-malt-24487/ Color: Old Gold
    Nose: very complex and heavy! Cocoa notes, mint tea, delicate herbal aromas, smoky and wonderfully balanced. In addition, fruity-bitter notes of oranges.
    Taste: Full and powerful mouthfeel. Again bitter orange, mint, herbs, very creamy and fruity but not sweet (rather a dull, pressed fruitiness of oranges and lemons). Enriched with great wood notes and a slight smokiness. Perfect!
    Finish: Very long and powerful as in taste. Slightly smokier with malted caramel.
    Bermerkung: There is not much left to say here; a piece of whisky history!
    93 points (nose: 94 / taste: 93 / finish: 93)
    Price: about 1000 euros

  7. checkpointuk scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    Second Tasting 31.12.2011 : 93P
    One of the Best Whisky´s with only 43% !!!
    • Nose
      94 94
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      93 93

  8. Master Quill scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    Score for an Italian import bottle for Cinoco Bologna from 1979 

  9. GLEN MAUR scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      95 95
    • Finish
      94 94


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