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Whisky: Lagavulin Distillers Edition 1998-2014
Age: 16 years
Type: Single malt
Distilled: 1998
Bottled: 2014
Cask Type: Double matured in Pedro Ximénez sherry
Strength: 43%
Distillery: Lagavulin Distillery
Country: Scotland: Islay
Date: 20-01-2017
Nose: Gentle, sweet, red fruit, slightly burning.
Flavour: Salmiac powder candy, a hint of apple syrup, smoky, a little peat, a hint of caramel, a hint of a sourish red wine ball candy, calm dynamic.
Body: Creamy, smooth oily.
Comments: The fact that is has some character (though a little) does save the day.
Rating: ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++-- ---- ---- (7.5)