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Lagavulin 1995 12 Year Old Friends Of The Classic Malts Edition

Lagavulin 1995 12 Year Old Friends Of The Classic Malts Edition
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Lagavulin 1995 12 Year Old Friends Of The Classic Malts EditionLagavulin 1995 12 Year Old Friends Of The Classic Malts EditionLagavulin 1995 12 Year Old Friends Of The Classic Malts Edition
Winning bid: £130.00
Lot number: 092-5356

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.

A special release of Lagavulin 1995 bottled for the Friends of the Classic Malts in 2008.

Distilled: 1995

Bottled: 2008

Age: 12 Years Old

Cask Type: First fill European Oak Sherry casks

48% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 10865

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

Featured in: The 92nd Auction (November 23 – December 2, 2018)
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