Laphroaig 1958 12 Years Cadenhead, a rare bottle carefully selected by the Lindorables in Verviers, obviously distilled around 1964/1965.
A rare bottle carefully selected by the Lindorables in Verviers, obviously distilled around 1964/1965. Colour: straw. Nose: superbly expressive, displaying a very classic ‘evolution of peat’ at first nosing. First we have citrus skins (tangerines and pink grapefruits), then passion fruits and grapefruit juice and then it’s Laphroaig’s typical medicinal side that explodes in front of your nose. Big iodine, seawater, kelp (fresh and dried), antiseptic, camphor, eucalyptus... Then we have notes of old white wine of the highest grade (ever tried Haut-Brion Blanc?), a little fresh butter, cut apples... And then we’re back to these superb citrusy fruits. And the peat is well there. What a ride. Mouth: fantastically assertive, like if it had been bottled yesterday and not thirty years ago. The peat is more striking, more ‘modern’ than on the nose so to speak, but the fruits and the medicinal notes are well here, playing their wonderful parts. Lemon zests, green, white and black pepper, grapefruits, cough sweets, bitter oranges, marzipan... Totally stunning whisky (did I already say that?) And a lot more but let’s hurry a bit if you please. Finish: very, very long, very compact, on lemons, peat, oysters, pepper and oranges. Sensational Laphroaig. SGP:777 – 96 points.
|Classification||Single Malt Whisky|
|ABV/ Volume||40.0%/ 75.7cl|
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