Laphroaig 13 Year Old 1997 Rare Auld Islay single malt Scotch whiskey. Single cask #8355 distilled October 1997 and bottled May 2011 by Duncan Taylor.
315 numbered bottles.
Nose: Medicinal notes balanced with clotted cream, hints of lemon & ginger, dry roasted peanuts. Palate: Lots of ash and smoke, creamy medicinal notes, watermelon and papaya. Finish: Dry ash, sweet fruits, damp drift wood.
Laphroaig Distillery was established in 1815 on the rocky south coast of the Isle of Islay off the west coast of Scotland. Laphroaig is a malt whisky distillery which continues to malt barley using its traditional malting floors and malt kiln. In 1994 Laphroaig was awarded the Royal Warrant. Visitors are welcomed at the Laphroaig Distillery visitor centre where distillery tours are available. Laphroaig Distillery participates in Feis Ile, the Islay Festival of Malt and Music.