Price: $55 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: Lagavulin / Diageo
Mashbill: 100% malted barley
Aged For: 8 years
Cask Type: Undisclosed, Likely former bourbon casks
Chill Filtered: No
Color Added: No
Color: Almost clear, off white
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Buttery, gentle smoke, vanilla, tar, biscuits, heather.
Palate/Taste: Stronger smoke, and buttery vanilla. Peat, touch of herbs and ginger with pepper
Finish: Warm, medium length, smoke and oak, vanilla.
Thoughts: Gentle smoke and a buttery vanilla are the themes here for me, not a bad younger malt.
Score: 80 out of 100