Lagavulin 12 Year Old (Special Release 2018) Cask Strength Single Malt Scotch Whisky (700ml)
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Lagavulin 12 Year Old (Special Release 2018) Cask Strength Single Malt Scotch Whisky (700ml)

$350. 00
$4200.00 Dozen
ABV: 57.8%

Note: Product has come from a private collection and as such has some minor scuffing/scratches/handling marks. Actual product not pictured.

Note: No gift box supplied.

A cask-strength Lagavulin from American oak refill casks has been bottled for the 'Special Release' series every year since 2002. These editions are created to showcase Lagavulin at its raw and natural best. Reports have the 2018 to be slightly sweeter than most past editions, while retaining all of the pungent maritime character you'd expect. Traditionally the value buy of the series, the Australian allocation for this release will be remembered as one of the smallest on record. Collector's will be pleased to see it re-surface at a reasonable price.

Other reviews… Technically, from a distilling perspective, borderline perfection. From a maturation one, slightly weaker... Even so, we are talking Islay at its most truly classic.
96 points - Jim Murrays Whisky Bible 2021

...Lagavulin 12 year old is represented in Diageo’s annual Special Releases lineup for the fifteenth consecutive year. This was matured in refill American oak barrels. Earthy, peppery peat are present on the nose, along with hazelnuts, seaweed, and lemon juice. It offers citrus fruit, bonfire smoke, pepper, chili, and antiseptic on the palate. The medium-length finish features smoked chilies. 57.8% Alc./Vol. 90 points, reviewed by: Gavin Smith (Winter 2018)