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LAGAVULIN DISTILLERY 2021 Feis Ile Bottling 56.1% abv 700ml

This bottle is being sold on behalf of a private client.  As it is older, the packaging and closure may have deteriorated, so care should be taken with transportation, storage and opening of this bottle. The bottle is sold as seen and described, we do not accept liability for the state of the packaging or closure.  Additional photos are available on request. (Read More)

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£299.00

Description

The Lagavulin Feis Ile 2021 13 Year Old Port Cask Finish is matured in refill American Oak casks and finished in high char Port-seasoned casks

Bottled at Cask Strength

Bottle no. 5744

 

Tasting Notes

Colour: Clear gold with amber lights. Fine beading and long, slow legs.

Body: Medium to full.

Nose: Mild overall, with some prickle. A fleeting sweet top note of candied chestnuts soon settles into more familiar suggestions of liniment and an oily mineral note. This last takes hold, becoming a sweet pungency. Water brings it out as linseed oil with thick, fragrant smoke in the classic Lagavulin vein, edged here by dark hints of char.

Palate: At natural strength, the texture is thick and oil-smooth, while the taste is intense; it is fleetingly sweet then piquant with spice that quickly rises in importance, as rich waves of smoke, salt and hot pepper take over. Noticeably palate-drying. Superbly full on at natural strength. A dash of water smooths it out, in time emphasising the spicy dryness, which is still backed by a smoky intensity.

Finish: Long, still intensely piquant and appreciably drying, with that pepper-spice warmth leaving a delicious nutty and smoky aftertaste. Similar and even longer with water, the smoke somehow growing with time.

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