Lagavulin Distillery, Port Ellen, Islay, Scotland
Lagavulin, anglicized Gaelic lag a'mhuilin, which means "valley near the mill", is known for its peat and smoke expressions.
The 16 years of age is the most popular and also the most praised, having deserved among others the double gold medal of the San Francisco World Spirits Competition four consecutive years, from 2005 to 2008 ...
His particular taste and price in SAQ do not make a beginner's tape, but once used I guarantee you that the game is worth the candle ...
Peat, moss, smoke, leather, salt air. We imagine tanning leather at the foot of a lighthouse on a coast of the tundra ... The Islay, what ...
If left open, strong iodine scents emerge. I could stay there for hours ...
Leather, a little caramel, a little orange, particularly sweet and sweet for an Islay ... Probably due to its aging in sherry / xerès casks.
Smoke, lichen, north. Endless, I love.
A beautiful complexity, and especially a good progression. All stages of the tasting are linked together and complement each other perfectly. Everything seems exactly in its place, it looks almost like a ritual.
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