Lagavulin Distillers Edition


Lagavulin Distillers Edition

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Each Distillers Edition expression undergoes a second (or ‘double’) maturation in casks that have previously held a fortified wine. A really distinctive and distinguished dram - the Pedro Ximenez sherry wood naturally has a big say.

A more mellow Lagavulin, still full of peat but not quite as deep or intense as its distinguished cousin. It’s a mellow contrast with the renowned intensity and big, booming finish of the 16 y.o.

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Technical sheet

Other Vintages: Other vintages
Category:Whisky (Spirits)
Producer: Lagavulin Distillery
Volume: 70cl Other volumes
Alcohol Vol.: 43%
Country: Scotland
Type Of Whisky: Single Malt

Description of Lagavulin Distillers Edition

Lagavulin Distillers Edition


  • Colour: Golden Treacle
  • Flavour: Intense peat and vanilla. A raisin sweetness checks the smoke. Iodine-edged peat and crisp, roasty Malt. Satisfying and enticing.
  • Taste: Full and rich. Sweet and luscious; a clear, grassy Malt, then the peat attacks, smoke filling the mouth. A very salty tang at one point; the middle offers coffee and vanilla with a glimmer of fruit. Incredibly long, even for Islay. Fruit, peat and long-lasting oak.

PRODUCER: Lagavulin Distillery

COUNTRY: Scotland

PRODUCTION DETAILS: Double Matured Single Islay Malt Whisky. Special Release. Limited Edition.


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The Producer

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.

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TASTING NOTES OF Lagavulin Distillers Edition:
- Color: deep amber.
- Odour: smoky and woody aromas, with notes of raisins and porcini mushrooms.
- Taste: in the mouth, a creamy texture and notes of peat smoke, cocoa, raisins, crispy bacon, smoked herring and walnut oil, among others.

PRODUCER: Lagavulin Distillery.
COUNTRY: Scotland.

DETAILS OF PREPARATION: Jerz maturation in Pedro Ximenez.
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