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We have a special whisky on offer for you this month! It's a cask strength (57.8%), 12 years old, limited release bottling from Islay...
Save 12% - was £107.00, NOW £94.16
As this one is limited, we don't have a lot of stock for it so you may need to be quick to purchase this one!
The distillery say this pale gold cask strength Lagavulin is bursting with intense distillery character.
Distillery: Powerful smouldering peat smokiness on a cleansing, oiled base, with the smell of the sea in the background. Complex lighter notes lie within, among them citrus zest, fresh mint and tropical fruits. Add water, and iodine-rich cleanness combines with smoke, to be altogether appetising.
Vicky: Sweet meat smoke, light, with BBQ smoke drifting on the breeze.
Distillery: Smoothly oily with an exquisitely powerful taste, first sweet and firm, with strong saltiness, then drying and tangy. A rush of simple notes: salt and vinegar on chips wrapped in paper: honey, mints: wax: oil lamps: fresh wood. With water sweet, smoky and salty, with citrus fruit.
Vicky: Initially sweet, with citrus fruits giving way to a citrus smoke.
Distillery: The long, spicy and smoky finish is intensely sweet, then deeply pungent and warming, with a lingering dryness.
Vicky: A lingering fruity coal ash remains.