Laphroaig 34 Years
1987 vintage Ian Hunter Story: Book 4, 2022. Oloroso sherry cask. Laphroaig 24 Year Old 1987 vintage Islay single malt Scotch whisky. Double matured in first-fill European oak ex-oloroso sherry casks this is the 2022 edition of the Ian Hunter series book #4.
Nose: Smoky and rich dried fruit, with notes of leaf tobacco, eucalyptus, fresh straw, and sweet notes of golden syrup, cinder toffee, heather honey and crushed black pepper.
Palate: Peaty and sweet, barbecued pork with sweet honey marinade together with notes of peach and orange blossom, a touch of iodine and earthy floral notes.
Finish: Ashy with wood smoke lingering.
Laphroaig Distillery was established in 1815 on the rocky south coast of the Isle of Islay off the west coast of Scotland. This malt whisky distillery continues to malt barley using its traditional malting floors and malt kiln. In 1994 the distiiley was awarded the Royal Warrant. The core range is quite extensive and supplemented by limited releases including a 21 year old was issued in 2015 to celebrate 21 years of Friends of Laphroaig. Independent bottlings are also available from Signatory, Cooper’s Choice and Hunter Laing. Laphroaig distillery also participates in Feis Ile, the Islay Festival of Malt and Music.