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Lagavulin 16 Year Old Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky 700ml

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    Lagavulin Distillery stands as one of the oldest and most revered distilleries on the enchanting Isle of Islay. Renowned globally for its smoky and peaty whiskies, Lagavulin offers an exceptional experience for whisky enthusiasts and curious visitors alike. With a history spanning over two centuries, Lagavulin has been crafting its beloved whisky in a small bay, nestled within the windswept Isle of Islay, infusing each bottle with the island's distinctive character. The distillery proudly boasts the title of the definitive Islay malt, delivering an intensely flavoured, smoky, and rich whisky that captivates the senses. Steeped in tradition, Lagavulin is committed to the craft of whisky-making, employing a grain-to-glass process that showcases the expertise and dedication of its distillers.  Beyond its remarkable whiskies, Lagavulin Distillery has earned recognition for its commitment to sustainability. Having received the UK's highest eco-tourism award, Lagavulin's green operating credentials are apparent in its sustainable practices from zero-waste to landfill to the promotion of water efficiency. Moreover, Lagavulin is dedicated to preserving local biodiversity and supporting the welfare of the island's small community. Lagavulin Distillery invites individuals to embark on a journey that intertwines tradition, innovation and the essence of Islay. With its unrivalled whiskies and commitment to sustainability, a visit to Lagavulin is an opportunity to indulge in the legacy and passion that have made it an iconic name in the world of whisky.

    Lagavulin 16 Year Old Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky 700ml is a revered gem among connoisseurs and experts, earning its title as "the king of Islay." Considered an essential addition to any whisky collection, this world-renowned malt whisky is beloved by enthusiasts worldwide. Aged for a minimum of 16 years in oak casks, this highly sought-after Single Malt embodies the distinctive flavours of southern Islay, combining massive peat smoke with a captivating richness and dryness that truly sets it apart.

    In terms of appearance, Lagavulin 16 Year Old displays a deep amber gold hue, hinting at the treasures that await within the bottle. From the first sip to the last, this whisky enchants the senses with its long, elegant peat-filled finish, offering an abundance of salt and seaweed notes that transport you to the rugged shores of Islay. The nose of Lagavulin 16 Year Old is a testament to its intensity and character. Intensely flavoured with peat smoke, it evokes the essence of a roaring bonfire, complemented by hints of iodine and seaweed. The nose also reveals a deep sweetness, adding layers of complexity to this remarkable dram. On the palate, Lagavulin 16 Year Old delivers a symphony of flavours. The dry peat smoke takes centre stage, enveloping the palate with its distinctive presence. This is accompanied by a gentle yet robust sweetness, followed by echoes of the sea and salt that create a harmonious balance. As the whisky caresses the tongue, subtle hints of wood emerge, further enhancing the overall experience. The finish of Lagavulin 16 Year Old is a grand finale that lingers on the palate. A long, elegant peat-filled finish showcases the whisky's signature smokiness, once again embracing the senses with an abundance of salt and seaweed. This exquisite conclusion leaves a lasting impression, inviting you to savour each moment. To truly appreciate the nuances of Lagavulin 16 Year Old, it is recommended to enjoy it from a traditional whisky glass. Neat or with a touch of still water, this whisky is best savoured at its natural strength. For those seeking to unlock the hidden aromas and flavours, adding room-temperature water can enhance the experience, revealing a mellower and more approachable character.

    The Finer Details
    Style - Scotch Whisky
    Country - Scotland
    Region - Islay
    Bottle Size - 700ml
    ABV - 43%