Laphroaig - The Single Malts of Scotland - Single Cask #1-104 - 1996 24 year old Whisky

70cl | 51.8%

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Distillery Laphroaig
Series / Description The Single Malts of Scotland - Single Cask #1-104
Vintage 1996
Year Bottled 2020
Age 24 year old
Alcohol ABV 51.8 %
Cask Strength Yes
Cask Wood Type Oak
Cask Number 1-104
Single Cask Yes
Number Bottled 217
Packaging Original Box
Bottler Speciality Drinks
Country of Origin Scotland
Stopper Cork
Bottle Type Standard
Bottle Size 70cl
Neck Level Full Level
HTFW Cat. No. LP12932

Product Description

This Single Malt was distilled at Laphroaig distillery in 1996 and aged for more than 24 years in a refill hogshead and then a further nine years in an ex-bourbon barrel, yielding a total of 217 bottles. Saline-yet-juicy and amply intensified by the effects of gentle Islay smoke, this Laphroaig is an interestingly robust dram with a softer side. from the isle of Islay

Official Tasting Notes

Nose - A full seafood barbecue at first – mackerel and herring. Next, a touch of well diluted TCP is immediately pushed aside by the juicier aroma of grape tomatoes. A just-extinguished tobacco-and-vanilla candle lends some delicate smoke.

Palate - The coastal quality is still there, but smothered in sweet and flavourful Marie Rose sauce. Fresh mussels with a squeeze of calamansi juice are served with crusty, ashy bread, baked in a wood-fire oven.

Finish - Beachy, hazy smoke with a shadow of stone fruit. Lastly, a creamy banana milkshake stays on, with a touch of Madagascan vanilla.

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