Lagavulin 16 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky Lagavulin 16 year old malt offers distinct peat-smoked flavour, typical of southern Islay island, along with a subtle dryness. Experts recommend to take it in a traditional whisky glass, either neat or with a little water. Combine the mighty flavours of the whisky with Gorgonzola, Roquefort, Stilton, or any other aged blue cheese for a mouthwatering experience. Lagavulin 16 Year Old Malt Flavour Map Region: A roaring bonfire from the coast of Islay Appearance: Deep amber gold Nose: Intensely flavoured, peat smoke with iodine and seaweed and a rich, deep sweetness Body: Full, rich bodied Palate: Dry peat smoke fills the palate with a gentle but strong sweetness, followed by sea and salt with touches of wood Finish: A long, elegant peat-filled finish with lots of salt and seaweed Lagavulin. The definitive Islay single malt whisky from the rugged Hebridean Isles Miles and miles of peat bog in the west of the island provide the raw material which imbues the barley with that distinct smoky flavour. Not to mention the rich peaty water that runs down the brown burn from the Solan Lochs and into the distillery. In case you haven't figured it out, the smoky, peated Lagavulin is seen as the ultimate expression of this region.
|Region of Origin||Islay|
|Country of Origin||United Kingdom|
|Whisky Style||Full Bodied & Smoky|
|Alcohol by Volume||43%|
|Tasting Notes - Nose||Intense peat smoke with iodine and seaweed and a rich, deep sweetness.|
|Tasting Notes - Palate||A rich, dried fruit sweetness with clouds of smoke and strong, barley-malt flavours, warming and intense. At the back of the mouth is an explosion of peppery smoke.|
|Tasting Notes - Finish||Huge, long, warming and peppery with a distinch appetising sweetness.|