Lagavulin 16 Years Old 70cl 43°
This whisky has won a gold medal for Best Single Malt in the category for Scotch Whiskies aged from 13 to 20 years old, at the World Whiskies Awards 2019.
Lagavulin offers the most intense, peaty and rich whisky from the Classic Malts Selection. Lagavulin is marked by the peat smoke and iodine, signature of the southern coast of Islay. The aromatic richness expressed makes it a bewitching spirit.
Lagavulin 16 years old is a Single Malt aged in oak barrels for at least 16 years that possesses intense flavours, smooth and smoked at the same time, from which rise notes of marine seaweed and dried fruits.
This Classic Malts & Food gift box allows you to discover new flavours around richness and diversity of Single Malts Scotch whiskies. For exemple, the alliance of Lagavulin 16 years old and the french cheese roquefort is like a clash of the titans. This sheep cheese, both intense, tender and salty, is an exceptional product. With this Single Malt a real alliance is born, thus linking Scotland with the french region of Causses. The strong character of both products are competing in a surprising harmony in order to offer to your palate an exceptional roundness and smoothness with woody and peaty notes.
The distillery has been built in 1816 on the South-East coast of Islay, not far from the ruins of Dunyvaig castle, the old fortress of the Lord of the Isles. Lagavulin produces a Single Malt almost as legendary as the island where it was born.
Among all the Islay malts, renowned for their peaty and smoky character, Lagavulin stands out for its depth and complexity: powerful and intensely peaty, it is also rich and round, almost mellow in the mouth. It is this double personality that makes it possible to better understand the exceptional "strength cask" versions offered by the distillery. The unique character and quality of Lagavulin whiskies allows the distillery to be part of the Classic Malts Selection. Created more than 20 years ago, the latter combines Single Malts, from the know-how of emblematic distilleries, to offer you the essentials of the great terroirs of Scotland.
Made in the birthplace of distilling, this iconic Islay malt is intense and smoky, steeped in history and tradition for over two hundred years.
8 Years old version is very similiar, but 16 year is more delicious.