So this is not the classic taste of Laphroaig. Despite the fact that the first two stages of ripening are the same as in the Laphroaig Quarter Cask variant, first of all in classic barrels from American white oak to bourbon and then Quarter Cask in small barrels. The third, final stage of ripening takes place in carefully selected oak barrels from Oloroso Sherry. From laphroaig 10 Yo, Quarter Cask i Select quite different.
It looks smoother and more balanced. There is greater eagerness and woodiness. The peat is weaker. The conclusion is surprisingly long and it is accompanied by the shimmering sherry shadow.
Even though he misses that gorgeously hint of disinfection that has 10 Yo.