Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
16 years old
43.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
Added on
04 Aug 2016 9:34 am by SAND

Average value

€ 49.99

7 × in wishlist

54 × member ratings

150 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Lagavulin 16-year-old

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.04 points

  1. DanishDistilled scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
      Peat smoke, not very intense as it dies down after a minute or two. Notes of citrus, oranges, quite fruity under the smoke. Wet earth. No maritime feel, as I get with many Islay malts.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Very pleasant smokiness. Quite round, malty and sweet. Insanely creamy mouth feel. Very very fruity (green apples, pears)
    • Finish
      88 88
      Charred wood, ashes. Very long finish.

  2. matfrl scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  3. Whisky.Hedonist.MY scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      87 87

  4. Cheng Chee Kaan scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Nose: Dirty peat, medicinal peat, earthy peat, hints of almond, dampened cardbox. Saw dust, iodine. Hints of leather, and some dark fruits. Lovely. Classic Lagavulin.Palate: Smoky, kind of nutty, lovely syrupy sweetness but not to sweet, liquorice. Pretty salty. Slight burnt and warming, which is a good thing. Pretty oily and fresh.Finish: Smoky. Leaves a very oily and lemony after taste. No bitterness, which is a good thing to me. A bit grassy.Balance: Elegantly smoky. Good things from the nose continues to the palate, and faded in the finish. All in a very harmonious way.Price: You can hardly find anything better than this, at this price, with this age.Verdict: A classic Islay whisky. If you are eager to know what Islay is all about, Lagavulin 16 is a great start for you!
    Every malt head should have at least one bottle of this on the shelf.
    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      87 87


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