A marriage of a trio of ex-Madeira wine casks from 1998, Lp8 promises a beautifully sweet and smoky Laphroaig, giving a slightly softer edge to what is known as the typically medicinal Islay whisky.
Core FlavourDark fruit and aromatic smoke
Cask details1998 distillate matured in 3 Madeira wine casks
NoseBrine and freshly laid tar are followed by prunes and dates. Classic medicinal notes of TCP mix with blood orange.
PalateA cloak of dense, dark fruit and sooty smoke is draped over zesty grapefruit and dry spices. Cardamon and nutmeg mix with darkchocolate-filled lime boiled sweets.
FinishMore classic medicinal notes, with smoke and salt-encrusted mackerel skins to follow.
- Dry spices
- Dark chocolate