Lg7 – Elements of Islay

Distillery: Lagavulin
Country: Scotland
Distilled: mid 2000s
Bottled: 2017
No. of Bottles: Small batch
Alcohol: 56.8%
Cask Type: Refill Bourbon casks


Tasting note:

Nose: Initially, maple-cured bacon and orange sponge cake give a great balance of sweet and savoury. Delicate honeysuckle is offset by barbecue char and toasted marshmallows. The smoke is full and aromatic, like
Chinese tea.
Palate: Thick and creamy with the classic iodine character and some sweeter notes coming through. There is a thick and meaty note, almost like caramelised beef fat blended with cockles and burnt honeycomb.
Finish: Warm spice with toasted caraway seeds and salty dryness.