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Lagavulin 1990

Overall rating
89.65/100
votes
116
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Distillers Edition
Vintage
1990
Bottled
2006
Casktype
Double matured in Pedro Ximenez Sherry Wood
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 1000 ml
Label
lgv.4/494
Barcode
5000281013480
Added on
14 Sep 2007 7:23 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 525.71

41 × in wishlist

116 × member ratings

249 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Lagavulin 1990

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.65 points

  1. Hvdree scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

  2. DarrenHJA scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      88 88

  3. kimmosuo scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  4. 55606882 scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

  5. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Blind tasting.
    • Nose
      Smoke, sausage, salt - baked bacon, some orange and pepper.
    • Taste
      Smoke, ashes, salt, pepper and liquorice - zoethout.
    • Finish
      Ashes, salt, pepper and some peat. Syrup, caramel and again smoke.

  6. KayMeertens scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Seems like the sherry casks had more grip on this whisky than in more recent versions of the DE. Beautiful.
    • Nose
      Cranberry, raspberry, peat, chocolate, leather, plum and liquorice.
    • Taste
      Cherry, cranberry, peat, leather, chocolate, plum and toffee.
    • Finish
      Chocolate, hazelnut paste, cherry, bramble, peat and plum.

  7. checkpointuk did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    http://www.weinkenner.de/2013/lagavulin-distillers-edition-die-story-und-die-aktuelle-abfuellung-im-tasting-27350/

  8. mmaclean scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    What I have often enjoyed about the Distillers Edition is the

    sophistication of each different bottle released. They all have

    individual character that are hard to match up. I love the smoke, peat

    and lush fruit like complexity in each drink. When you add a few drops

    of water it comes alive and the palate just gets more vibrant and a

    finish that`s equally wonderful.

  9. Feusi scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Slight peat smoke with a nice fragrance. Well balanced with notes of Islay peat, sea salt on the palate. Very positive is the pleasant, not too intrusive smoke. Perfectly balanced result sherry notes with a long finish, a top Lagavulin.

  10. Frederic Olivera scored this whisky 92 points Member Junior

    • Nose
      Fresh, sea, sherry oak, heather
    • Taste
      soft at the begining, but powefull and complex, sherry notes, toasted
    • Finish
      very long, sherry, smoked and toasted.

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