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Lagavulin 12-year-old

Overall rating
88.70/100
votes
69
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
6th Release
Bottled
2006
Stated Age
12 years old
Strength
57.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5000281021218
Added on
18 Nov 2007 9:41 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 340,38

31 × in wishlist

69 × member ratings

220 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Lagavulin 12-year-old

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.70 points

  1. detachedblue scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Didnt compare this with the 10s bathes but to my best memory this is rather metallic, it is somewhat different
    • Nose
      Initially minerally and metallic, lemon oil, petrol and then coconuts and a hint of lavender. Peaty leather is always presented.
    • Taste
      Very peaty and strong alchol, but not in a simplified manner, lemon juices, intense leather and vanilla, dark chocolates
    • Finish
      Dark and dry

  2. Maltseller scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      91 91

  3. Archer scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

  4. Archer scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Always a pleasure to have the 12 CS in the glass.
    • Nose
      Sweet (green apple + lemon) and mild smoke, smells of the Wadden Sea at low tide. Removes grease. Freshly smoked fish.
    • Taste
      The usual powerful start with cold ashes. The apple sweetener from the nose is also there immediately. Wraps nicely dry over the tongue, leaving a trail of sea salt. Pepper comes with the time and mixes pleasantly with the fruit sweetness.
    • Finish
      Long, dry, cold campfire, bacon, lemon juice.

  5. autowatch092 scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Colour: Straw
    Nose: Your typical smoky Islay nose, a bit on the lemony side.
    Palate: Spicy peat, citrus fruit, cloves, nutmeg, hints of vanilla and salt.
    Finish: Very long, smoky and midly spicy.
    Overall: The nose is rather generic but very pleasant. On the palate there is a true flavour explosion of peat, aromatic spices and fruit. One of the greats.

    http://www.dramming.com/2010/10/25/lagavulin-12-yo-cask-strength-2006/

  6. Rustamich did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Excellent stuff, another outdoor dram for sure.
    • Nose
      Coal tar soap, buttered kippers, sea salt caramel and a hit of something medicinal: opening a plaster.
    • Taste
      You get hit with a sweet, honey and fruity wave first, then the smoke comes, then spices build before the smoke returns.
    • Finish
      Sooty and a little sweet.

  7. Furtia scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      87 87

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