Lagavulin 1991 Cask Strength 24 Year Old / Feis Ile 2015
Lagavulin distillery is one of the quintessential Islay producers, built in the early 19th century before eventually finding itself in the hands of White Horse blenders and their infamous proprietor, Sir Peter Mackie. It has truly captured the imagination of the whisky world in modern times, with the 16 year old becoming an instant (if unexpected) favourite when introduced as one of United Distillers' Classic Malts in 1988. The company had not expected the smoky flavours to be as popular as lighter offerings such as Dalwhinnie and Glenkinchie. Lagavulin was also home to the legendary (and near mythical) Malt Mill distillery in the first half of the 20th century.
This is a triple matured Lagavulin that has spent time in bourbon wood, Pedro Ximenez casks and oak puncheons. It was distilled in 1991 and personally selected by Iain McArthur, a warehouseman at Lagavulin with over 40 years experience.
Bottled exclusively for the Feis Ile festival on Islay in 2015.
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