actually quite nice. For a NAS Ileach, at least. And a price cracker, certainly
if this is a single malt (as far as I am concerned, this is indeed Lagavulin).
Well, the nose is
nicely peaty and creamy on wet earth, smoked fish and sweet malt. Loads of
stable scents. Wellington boots in mud. Herring! It takes some searching, but
it does contain quite some fruit as well. Think white fruit like apple and
I would not have
minded if the arrival was a little more sturdy, but it certainly is not watery.
Round, even. Good body and equally good balance. This is smoky, salty and sweet
at the same time. More grain than fruit on the palate, though.
The finish is rather