Lp8 – Elements of Islay

Distillery: Laphroaig
Country: Scotland
Distilled: 1998
Bottled: 2017
No. of Bottles: Small batch
Alcohol: 53.5%
Cask Type: Madeira casks


Tasting note:

Nose: Brine and freshly laid tar are followed by prunes and dates. Classic medicinal notes of TCP mix with blood orange.
Palate: A cloak of dense, dark fruit and sooty smoke is draped over zesty grapefruit and dry spices. Cardamon and nutmeg mix with dark chocolate-filled lime boiled sweets.
Finish: More classic medicinal notes, with smoke and salten crusted mackerel skins to follow.