Lagavulin 16 year old
The Lagavulin 16 year old is a rich, smoke dram with an oily texture that sticks to the glass. On the palate it tastes of smoked earl grey tea, orange, pineapple, peat, sea brine and oak. Its finish is full of spicy figs, vanilla and wisps of smoke.
Lagavulin distillery profile
Lagavulin distillery was built in 1816 and has drawn water from the Solum Lochs ever since its inception. This distillery has unique pot stills, their shape is completely different to most pot stills elsewhere. The character and flavour of the whisky produced at this distillery is heavily influenced by the slow distillation process. The first distillation lasts for about 5 hours while the second distillation lasts 9 hours. Lagavulin whisky is revered worldwide for its pungent and complex flavour.