Starward X Lagavulin: Australia meets Islay
An Australianwith a in Lagavulin
The fact that the Australian Starward distillery's characteristic in red wine casks, the Australian got a finish in Scottish whisky casks in which peated Islay whisky was previously stored. "Starward in Collaboration with Lagavulin" the bottle tells us.is extremely keen to experiment is demonstrated not least by a special release: Following the
Although the current press release does not comment on the duration of the basic maturation in the Australian red wine casks, it does reveal that the whisky spent a final 18 months in the former Lagavulin casks. "The Starward X Lagavulin combines tropical notes of nectarine and grilled pineapple with strong, earthy coastal peat and a smouldering, dry finish," we learn.
A total of 2,000 bottles of the single malt were . The whisky was bottled without and in its natural at 48% .
Officialnotes for the Starward X Lagavulin
Nose: Nectarine, a hint of peat, pineapple and a hint of iodine.
Palate: Initially very tropical, roasted, grilled pineapple, black tea and a hint of salt.
Finish: Drying ash, followed by tropical fruits and a hint of oak.
Images: Starward Distillery