Lagavulin 16-year-old

Overall rating
87.20/100
votes
7
Whiskybase ID
WB215811
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Bottled
20.04.2022
Stated Age
16 years old
Casktype
Ex-Bourbon & Sherry Casks
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L2110CM011
Barcode
5000281225409
Added on
11 aug 2022 2:02 pm by Black Bowmore
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 67.00

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7 × member ratings

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Whisky reviews for Lagavulin 16-year-old

2 users have left 2 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 87.20 points.

  1. Kovalyoff scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Good powerful lag. Holds the bar.
    • Nose
      Smoked, meaty, sweet and fruity
    • Taste
      Spices, pepper, salt, iodine, smoked meats and dried figs
    • Finish
      Long-lasting, stable, with salt, iodine and seasonings for meat

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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)

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