Price: $120 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: Lagavulin / Diageo
Mashbill: 100% malted barley
Aged For: 12 years
Cask Type: Ex-bourbon
Chill Filtered: No
Color Added: No
Color: White wine
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Mossy peat, salt, vanilla, soap. Leather, citrus, olives
Palate/Taste: Smoke, citrus, vanilla, sweet brine, sugar, honey, pepper, and slight creaminess
Finish: Dry and wet at the same time, oak, pepper, salt, and creamy vanilla, medium warmth and length.
Thoughts: It’s not as raw as the 8 year, but it’s the purest expression I can think of Laga compared to the 16.
Score: 83 out of 100