Lagavulin 16-year-old

Overall rating
88.00/100
votes
5
Whiskybase ID
WB186092
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Bottled
23.04.2021
Stated Age
16 years old
Casktype
Ex-Bourbon & Sherry Casks
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L1113CM003 00004545
Barcode
5000281005409
Added on
24 jun 2021 11:20 pm by diamond2000
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 89.88

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5 × member ratings

16 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Lagavulin 16-year-old

4 users have left 4 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 88.00 points.

  1. KB201 did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    The Lagavulin classic is kilned with a high smoke content in the malt. The stills of the distillery are pear-shaped, so that during the distillation all flavors can be transferred to the condensers. The single malt then matures in bourbon and sherry casks to perfection.

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  3. notesofmalt scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Lagavulin 16 years, 43% alc. Original bottling (2021). Ageing: Bourbon and Sherry casks

    Nose: peat and tar, pleasantly dry smoke. Behind it, in addition to citrus fruits, machine oil and a little rubber. The sweetness increases, orange marmalade next to almonds, salt water and cedar wood, a little leather can also be found.

    Palate: Intensely smoky, dry and slightly salty. Liquorice, anise and salmiak next to tar and smoker, various herbs, blood oranges. Also very light cocoa, again the orange marmalade and pickled olives.

    Finish: Land and dry, mineral and salty.

    Conclusion: Lagavulin has managed to maintain the quality for decades, even if the batches have repeatedly changed minimally over the years. Very beautiful. 86/100 points (2021).

  4. Funtik scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

  5. Merl scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      89 89

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