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Lagavulin 16 Year Old Scotch Whisky

Dive into the heart of Islay's legendary whisky-making heritage with Lagavulin 16-Year-Old Scotch Whisky, a revered single malt that embodies the essence of its rugged island home. Available at Select Scotch Whisky, this exquisite expression is celebrated for its deep, peaty intensity, balanced by a rich sweetness that whisky enthusiasts around the world have come to adore. Aged for 16 years in oak casks, Lagavulin whisky offers a complex symphony of smoky flavour, complemented by notes of seaweed and a lingering, elegant finish that echoes with hints of dried fruit and vanilla.

Discover the long heritage and unique notes of Lagavulin whisky

Lagavulin distillery is found on the south coast of the isle of Islay in the inner Hebrides of Scotland. Distilleries have been on the site for a very long time, with Lagavulin said to be one of the oldest on the isle, although the distillery claims 1816 as their official start date.

The slow distillation at Lagavulin along with the long ageing process has given Lagavulin whisky an unrivalled intense and full-bodied flavour.

The Lagavulin 16-year-old Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky packs a powerful punch of dry bonfire peat smoke, with an oily rich texture that ensures a long but elegant finish. The subtle fruits and coastal/maritime style ensure Lagavulin 16-year-old is appreciated as one of the great complex Islay single malts.

43% ABV 700mL

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Lagavulin 16 is not just a whisky; it's an invitation to explore the rich tapestry of Scotch whisky tradition. Its production process, honed over centuries, showcases the craftsmanship and dedication to quality that sets Lagavulin apart. From the slow distillation to the meticulous ageing, every step contributes to its distinctive character, making it a must-have for any serious whisky collection.

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How does the peatiness of Lagavulin 16-Year-Old Scotch Whisky compare to other Islay whiskies?

Lagavulin whisky is renowned for its deep peatiness, a hallmark of Islay whiskies, yet it stands out for its remarkable balance of smoke with rich sweetness. Compared to other Islay whiskies, Lagavulin offers a more pronounced peat smoke character that is seamlessly integrated with complex layers of flavour, making it distinctively rich and smooth.

Can you elaborate on the significance of the 16-year ageing period in the development of Lagavulin's flavour profile?

The 16-year ageing period is pivotal in developing Lagavulin's unique flavour profile. During this time, the whisky undergoes a transformation, where the intense peat smoke melds with the oak's vanillin and tannins, resulting in a whisky that is both profound in taste and aroma. This extended maturation allows for a harmonious blend of smoke, sweetness and maritime notes, creating a depth and complexity that is rare and cherished.

How does the maritime influence of the distillery's location impact the final taste of Lagavulin 16-Year-Old Scotch Whisky?

This whisky has become a staple choice among enthusiasts worldwide for its unmatched quality and complexity. The maritime influence of Lagavulin's distillery location on Islay's rugged coast is intrinsic to the character of the 16-year-old. The sea air and coastal climate imbue the whisky with a subtle saltiness, enhancing its complexity and embedding the essence of its island home into every sip. This distinctive maritime character complements the whisky's peaty profile, creating a unique tasting experience that is emblematic of Islay's natural environment.

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