LAPHROAIG 1996 AGED 21 YEARS ~ ISLAY, SCOTLAND
Nose - Punchy peat smoke and tropical fruit, with a whisper of cooling menthol.
Palate - Earthy vanilla pairs well with the peat.
Finish - Rich and oily, with a hint of mineral-y flint.
Laphroaig Distillery was established in 1815 on the rocky south coast of the Isle of Islay off the west coast of Scotland. This malt whiskey distillery continues to malt barley using its traditional malting floors and malt kiln. In 1994 the distiiley was awarded the Royal Warrant. The core range is quite extensive and supplemented by limited releases including a 21 year old was issued in 2015 to celebrate 21 years of Friends of Laphroaig. Independent bottlings are also available from Signatory, Cooper's Choice and Hunter Laing. Laphroaig distillery also participates in Feis Ile, the Islay Festival of Malt and Music.