Laphroaig Quarter Cask 700ml w/Gift Box
  • Laphroaig Quarter Cask 700ml w/Gift Box
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  • Laphroaig Quarter Cask Box

Laphroaig Quarter Cask 700ml w/Gift Box

$108.80 $141.00 RRP Save $32.20

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Alcohol percentage 48.0
Bottle volume ml 700ml
Brand Laphroaig
Country of origin Scotland
Gift box No

Sommelier Review

Colour

Full sparkling gold

Nose

Burning embers of peat in a crofters fireplace, hints of coconut and banana aromas

Body

Full bodied

Palate

Deep, complex and smoky yet offers and surprises the palate with a gentle sweetness

Finish

Really long, and dries appropriately with smoke and spice


Description

Laphroaig Quarter Cask offers an irresistible doubling of flavour, due to the double maturation in two barrels made of American oak. Still-maturing whisky from our standard ex-bourbon barrels is transferred to quarter casks and left to rest in our warehouse just a stone’s throw from the Atlantic shore.

This process represents Laphroaig breathing new life into a once-defunct tradition: the use of the smaller cask size, which ensures increased contact with the oak, creating a soft and velvety edge to complement Laphroaig’s distinctive peatiness.

On the nose the sensation is toffee and caramel, caused by the vanillas and tannins of the American oak, plus a dryness from the wood oil. The finish is long and alternates between this sweetness and smoke.

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