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Lagavulin 1995

Overall rating
88.36/100
votes
271
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Limited Edition
Vintage
1995
Bottled
10.06.2008
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
European First Fill Sherry Oak Casks
Strength
48.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L8162CM000
Bottled for
Friends of Classic Malts
Added on
01 Jul 2008 3:04 pm
Colored

Average value

€ 305,34

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271 × member ratings

850 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Lagavulin 1995

40 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.36 points

  1. Rom scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    Nose well peaty, ash, candied orange. Oily texture, a lot of ash, charcoal, iodine, a little caramel, the mouth is salty. Long salty finish with flavors of ashes and fish. Very spirit driven, difficult to detect the sherry cask.A straight and well done dram, enjoyable when we love peat. Thanks Tomy for the sample!

  2. tomy63 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    light amber color, very nice well typed nose Laga sherry, peat, iodine, algae, tobacco, ash, chocolate, orange, soy sauce, level Feis Island. Beautiful attack on the palate, light, fine, with a thick texture, on the aromas of the nose. In the end, the 48% are felt, it lacks a little punch. Finale of medium length, on ash, spices, chocolate, slight bitterness.

  3. VollePulle scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      92 92

  4. Dre73 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Very nice Lagavulin. In the nose it promisses some fruits, which I did not find later on, but still enough nice flavours to really enjoy this one.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Peatsmoke, ash, tobacco, as usual. But then: Prunes, and when it develops, lighter fruits come through: Citrus, oranges. And spicy, cinnamon, and some coffee even.
    • Taste
      89 89
      Sal ammoniac at first, licorice. Sweet smoke, ash, honey, some pepper, pretty strong. The fruits from the nose seem to have disappeared, but the dram itself is very nice balanced and attractive still.
    • Finish
      89 89
      Still some pepper, sweet smoke. Strong and full, pretty long, honey, and the coffee is back now, with some chocolate.

  5. schengel10 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    A great and very good Lagavulin ...
    • Nose
      distinct sherry flavors, only moderate smoke;
    • Taste
      full, spicy on, plenty of sherry, a slightly "earthy" note, mouth-filling, stimulating the mucus;
    • Finish
      long-lasting, harmonious, pleasant finish;

  6. Kantenmechaniker scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    From top to bottom, a great malt, very pleasant and pleasing, great combination of flavors, even if the sherry barrel does not appear too clearly in appearance
    • Nose
      Incredibly creamy, smoked fish, salty smoke, some chocolate, grated lemon zest, tobacco, totally oily and supple, pleasant
    • Taste
      also very creamy in the mouth, starts sweet, then comes ashy smoke, salt, mineral, greasy, some cinnamon, great drinking strength, the sherry cask comes through in the end a bit through
    • Finish
      The chocolate also resonates here, becoming a bit drier, oak, the smoke is still there but not too dominant, long-lasting and warming

  7. ffmdino did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Hmmm
    I really liked it
    • Nose
      earthy, iodine, sweet, dirty, nut
    • Taste
      soft
      Iodine, sherry, smoke
    • Finish
      long, smoke

  8. Dram Dracula scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Slightly better than your usual Lagavulin 16 but not by much... quite weak for a 48%

  9. Drochaid scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Nose: light, smooth and floral, malty, fleshy and peaty with leather, sherry and orange notes Taste: sweet, malty and peaty, salty with oranges, tangerines and algae, slightly floral and aromatic Finish: medium-long and dry, woody, smoky, malty , slightly gummy and bitter with salt liquorice, grapes, chocolate and burnt sugar

  10. Cast Olila scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

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