Lagavulin 12 Year Old 2006 Release

Lagavulin 12 Year Old 2006 Release
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Winning bid: £140.00
Lot number: 081-2267

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.

Part of Diageo's annual release, this is the hugely popular 12 year old cask strength Lagavulin. This is slightly more fiery than the standard 16 year old bottling.

Bottled: 2006

Age: 12 years old

57.5% ABV / 70cl

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 81st Auction (December 29, 2017 – January 7, 2018)
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