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2017 Lagavulin Distillers Edition

70cl Volume

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Vintage: 2017 Other vintages
Category:Whiskey (Spirits)
Producer: Lagavulin Distillery
Volume: 70cl
Country: Scotland
Type Of Whisky: Single Malt
The 2017 Lagavulin Distillers Edition is a Single Malt produced by Lagavulin Distillery with origins in Scotland.

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2017 Lagavulin Distillers Edition

TASTING NOTES Lagavulin Distillers Edition 2017:

  • Color: dark gold.
  • Smell: Intense peat smoke, vanilla, citrus notes. Some of iodine, seaweed, ash and leaves snuff.
  • Mouth: malt notes, strong peat smoke with ash and coffee. Vanilla and citrus and a little salt, sherry sweetness of Pedro Ximenez casks.

PRODUCER: Lagavulin Distillery.

Country: Scotland.

DETAILS OF PREPARATION: aging in Pedro Ximenez.

ALCOHOL 43%

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Lagavulin Distillery

Lagavulin Distillery

The distillery of Lagavulin officially dates from 1816, when John Jonston and Archibald Campbell constructed two distilleries on the site. One of them became Lagavulin, taking over the other—which one is not exactly known. Records show illicit distillation in at least ten illegal distilleries on the site as far back as 1742, however. In the 19th century, several legal battles ensued with their neighbour Laphroaig, brought about after the distiller at Lagavulin, Sir Peter Mackie, leased the Laphroaig distillery. It is said that Mackie attempted to copy Laphroaig's style. Since the water and peat at Lagavulin's premises was different from that at Laphroaig's, the result was different. The Lagavulin distillery is located in the town of the same name.> quote here

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- ALCOHOL CONTENT: 43º
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4/5

Alcohol: 43, 0
Country: Scotland
Contents: 0, 70 l
amber; stand the smell the smells salty ocean mixed
the unmistakable smell of peat, very intense and equally persistent. The taste is
presents alcohol, very hot and just as full-bodied, but extremely soft,
velvety, well-balanced, with return because of post-nasal peaty scents and

Smoke previously perceived the smell. Even examining taste it is
with a high intensity and persistence.
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Passione Vino

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Manufacturer / distributor Lagavulin / Diageo origin Islay / South Shore / Port Ellen on the southeast coast of the island. The sea has shaped everything here. A narrow hem of slate and hornblende forms a coastal strip of the overlying quartzite hills and brings Lagavulin as his romantic bay and the island Texas. Islay distillery is mainly peat. For miles, the peat bogs extend to the west of the island and provide the raw material, which so strongly influenced the character of the Islay malts southeast. And Lagavulin is probably the best known among them. Lagavulin's peaty abundant water flows in Brown Burn down from the hole Solan hills above the distillery. Although Lagavulin shares its coastline with two neighboring distilleries, the then owner Peter Mackie made every effort to be able to use the water exclusively. The access rights to the water and the surrounding land were then hotly contested and Mackie's persistence secured Lagavulin this legacy. The barley is distilled from the Lagavulin is malted at nearby Port Ellen and has a strong smell of peat - it is exposed to about twenty times more than the peat smoke Cragganmore, a typical Speyside. The fermentation of barley is also a slow process. Between 55 and 75 hours, you are the malted barley so that a full peaty taste develops. The four stills in Lagavulin, two pear-shaped, acquired in Malt Mill style, take on the peaty wort (wort) and let him all the time and care it deserves. Following the original practice experiences Lagavulin the slowest distillation of all the Islay malts about five hours for the first distillation and more than nine hours for the second here is the norm. This lengthy procedure is according to many the reason for Lagavulin characteristic roundness and soft, smooth edges that are so appreciated by his followers. There is no hurry on Islay, even at Lagavulin. Before he goes into the bottle, the malt spends sixteen unhurried years in mostly refilled European oak barrels in the traditional white-painted warehouses by the seashore. There, the Malt breathing then the salty sea air of Islay. Long fermentation, slow distillation and long maturation period, all together ensure that Lagavulin develops its unique character. A spirit takes their time. The definitive Islay Malt no more and no less welcome. Description color from dark red amber. In the nose clearly peat smoke, heavy, vanilla notes, some phenol and sherry sweetness. Full, rich body. On the tongue again sherry sweetness with massive peat and some oak and traces of salt, is dry, long and strong in the mouth. Long-lasting, round and smooth finish.
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