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LAPHROAIG 18 ans 1999 D.Laing 56,8%
Single Malt Whisky, Scotland / Islay, 70cl, Ref: 55026
The peat and sherry duo works perfectly for this 18-year-old Laphroaig aged in refill sherry casks. The Xtra Old Particular range combines the oldest and rarest bottlings from Douglas Laing, bottled from a single cask without coloring nor chillfiltration.
Style: Puissant et tourbé
- Nose : Intense. Viande grillée, charbon, épices
- Palate : chaleureuse. Dates, tabac, chocolat noir
- Overall : longue et cendrée"
- The brand
Due to its phenolic character, Laphroaig is well-known among amateurs. It’s no surprise then that the distillery owns its own peat bog, capable of guaranteeing the supply of peat for the next 4,000 years. Laphroaig will never lose its character nor, consequently, its fans and its critics – since such a peaty malt cannot be loved unanimously – even its water, drawn from the Loch Kilbride spring, is filtered through peat! Find out more
Established in Glasgow in 1948 by Fred Douglas Laing, the Douglas Lang company has, in recent years, made numerous changes to its structure. Fred Laing’s movement to the head of the company has contributed towards the business’s sound reputation. Known throughout the industry for the quality and variety of its cask selection (Douglas Laing still has casks from the most prestigious distilleries: Glenfarclas, Talisker, Ardbeg, etc.), the company has expanded its already rich range that includes historic selections such as Double Barrel, Premier Barrel and Director’s Cut, with two new collections guaranteed to please connoisseurs: Single Minded and Old Particular.
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