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Lagavulin Feis Ile 2008

Lagavulin Feis Ile 2008
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Winning bid: £640.00
Lot number: 079-6375

Like most Islay malts, Lagavulin is definitely not for the faint hearted. The distillery was officially founded in 1816 (although illicit production on the site most certainly predates that), and produces malt with a signature style of earthy smoke and savoury undertones. 1962 marked a significant point in the distillery's history, as it was then bought by John Logan Mackie, whose nephew Peter went on to create the White Horse blend with Lagavulin at its heart.

These days the distillery, along with White Horse, belong to Diageo. However, it is generally agreed that while Lagavulin's core range remains reliably excellent, older expressions bearing the White Horse name still have the edge.

Bottled to celebrate Feis Ile 2008. This is the second bottling from Lagavulin for the Feis Ile.

Distilled: 13.04.1993

Bottled: 2008.

Cask Type: European Oak

Cask Number: 1403

52.9% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 266

Please examine the images of the bottle, packaging and labels carefully and satisfy yourself as to their condition before making a bid.

Featured in: The 79th Auction (October 27 – November 5, 2017)