Lagavulin - 1999

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12690
Lagavulin
Scotland, Islay
Single Malt Whisky
1999
2015
43%
0.7 l
Original bottling
Bourbon
Sherry - Pedro Ximenez
Chill filtration - With Artifical colouring - With
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Nosing
Peat Smoke:
Maritime Notes:
Sherry:
Seaweed:
Sweet:
Raisin:
Fruit:
Spices:
Vanilla:
Bonfire Smoke:
Iodine:
Oak:
Herb:
Dried Fruit:
Leather:
Apple:
Banana:
Date:
Malt:
Orange:
Salt:
Tobacco:
Zitrus:
Tasting
Peat Smoke:
Sweet:
Spices:
Herb:
Coffee:
Maritime Notes:
Bonfire Smoke:
Salt:
Sherry:
Dark Chocolate:
Fruit:
Nuts:
Oak:
Oil:
Pepper:
Chocolate:
Dried Fruit:
Iodine:
Malt:
Seaweed:
Alcohol:
Chili:
Date:
Grass:
Leather:
Raisin:
Tobacco:
Vanilla:
Herbs:
Finish
Peat Smoke:
Sweet:
Malt:
Spices:
Oak:
Herb:
Coffee:
Dark Chocolate:
Fruit:
Pepper:
Sherry:
Maritime Notes:
Bonfire Smoke:
Chili:
Chocolate:
Leather:
Salt:
Seaweed:
Tobacco:
Vanilla:

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Tasting Notes 2

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20. Sep 2017
Nosing:

Taste: Salt Bonfire Smoke Alcohol Tobacco

Finish:

Comment: mild smoke, sweet very tasty
09. Dec 2017
25. May 2017
Nosing: Peat Smoke Seaweed
Peat upfront with a definite marine character. Unlit charcoal

Taste: Peat Smoke Sweet Fruit Iodine
Sweet arrival, oily texture. Flavour intensity builds over time. Lots of the typical peat smoke, but there's some fruit struggling to make itself known. Sweet overall but there's a slightly acrid bitterness towards the end with a note of antiseptic.

Finish: Peat Smoke Oak Sweet
Long peaty and noticable oakiness. Relatively sweet throughout.

Comment:
This is an intense one. The flavours are powerful and the strength is well judged. I expected the sherry casks to have more influence on the character of Lagavulin than I think they did in the end. There's certainly no identifiable sherry flavour as the peat level seems quite high here - though the fruitiness it lends is a definite change. Its an expensive bottle, but its a good experience so I can't really fault it on that. Its certainly one for the peat heads. For my tastes, the peat level is slightly too high overall.
15. Apr 2016
MaltWitsch
17. Dec 2015
efka526
22. Dec 2015
Geri6363
08. Jan 2016
othorion
16. Jan 2016
powerurs
01. Feb 2016
unknown user
02. Feb 2016