• International Shipping Specialists
  • Dedicated Customer Support
  • UK - VAT Free for International Delivery
  • Fully Tracked Shipments

Laphroaig 16 Year Old Whisky 48%

£107.94 £89.95
In stock
Only 2 left
SKU
laphroaig-16-year-old-48

This is the new 16 Year Old limited edition release from the Laphroaig distillery.
Remarkable things happen when our iconic whisky is distilled and then poured into first-fill ex-bourbon barrels to age for 16 years
These barrels yield a bright gold colour, more intense vanilla flavour and subtle spice notes during the maturation process. The perfect complement to Laphroaig's signature smoky flavour.

Country Scotland Age 16 Years Old
Region Islay Cask No.  
Distillery Laphroaig Size 70cl
Cask Description American Oak Casks ABV 48%
Year Distilled   Shipping Weight 2 Kg
Year Bottled 2021 Description Limited Edition Distillery Release

Laphroaig is located on Islay’s south coast and was founded by farmers Donald and Alexander Johnston in 1815. Named after its position ‘broad hollow by the bay’ the distillery remained in family ownership for over a hundred and thirty years. Back in the early days word spread of this particularly delicious whisky with it’s soft, peaty water source and the farmers quickly realised distilling was a more lucrative proposition.
Laphroaig is now owned by Beam Suntory and is the largest seller of single malt whisky on Islay. The distillery’s production capacity is 3.3 million litres of alcohol and with 34 mashes per week it has been running at full capacity for a number of years. The whisky is know for its smoky style which is individual and unique. Being so close to the coast the the peat used to smoke the barley has a higher moss content which adds to its distinctive character. Interestingly a great series of bottling’s named The Ian Hunter Story have been introduced which pay homage to the last of the Johnston family to own Laphroaig. In 2022 book four of the five Ian Hunter Story series was released. 

Reviews

Laphroaig 16 Year Old 48%

Official Tasting Notes

Nose: Sweet leather, oaky spices, vanilla and wood character with gorse flowers and heather fragrance, roasted chestnuts with rich maple syrup, a touch of black pepper.

Palate:  Sweet with treacle and caramel, Manuka honey and thyme but also intense wood smoke, creosote, lots of floral notes of heather and bergamot, and a chili mouthfeel.

Finish: Long lasting, smoky, sweet and salted seaweed, medicinal character.

 

At Whisky International Online we want your orders to arrive as quickly and as safely as possible and that's why we use the worlds leading international courier companies to deliver to your door.

Our shipping charges are available to view here Shipping & Insurance

Shipping charges are calculated based on the weight and size of your order.

We pride ourselves on packing your order to the highest standards however insurance is available to purchase at checkout.

UK Delivery - We use a fully tracked service with orders despatched on a 24-hour service.

Europe & Worldwide Excluding USA - We use a fully tracked service with orders deliverd in 48 - 72 hours depending on customs clearance.

USA - We use a dedicated company to ship to the USA and handle the full customs clearance process, once this is completed you will receive your tracking information.

At Whisky International Online we are dedicated to providing the very best customer service for all our customers.

Sourcing the latest and very best whisky available means that you can rely on us for all your whisky needs.

Fast and secure shipping at great rates - Check our shipping rates here

Friendly customer serice - Just send us a message

Check out our Special Offers - Click here for Special Offers

Copyright © Whisky International Online Ltd. Registered in Scotland Company No. SC525402 VAT No. 256 6432 90.

Website Development by Primal Space