Lagavulin 16-year-old

Overall rating
87.50/100
votes
5
Whiskybase ID
WB203967
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Vintage
2005
Bottled
05.11.2021
Stated Age
16 years old
Casktype
Ex-Bourbon & Sherry Casks
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L1309CM00200000114
Added on
06 feb 2022 12:38 pm by KoenigSchnapselbart
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Average value

€ 70.00

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Whisky reviews for Lagavulin 16-year-old

One user has left a review for this whisky. Average rating is 87.50 points.

  1. 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).

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