Laphroaig PX Cask Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky (50ml serve)

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Laphroaig PX Cask Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky 48% ABV (50ml)

Aged initially in American oak and then in quarter casks before a final finishing period in ex-Pedro Ximenez sherry casks. A rich, sweeter and full-bodied expression of this Islay favourite.

NOSE A nice sherry aroma of sweet sultanas and raisins with a hint of sweet liquorice. Adding a little water brings out the marzipan and almond aroma with a counterpoint of creamy nuts and lots of ripe fruits.

PALATE Without water a massive explosion of peat fills the mouth with huge amounts of oakiness only just moderated by the sweeter heavy sherry flavour. Adding a touch of water only slightly moderates the massive peat reek which very slowly fades and just allows a little of the sweeter sherried flavours to come through although there is always that burst of peat smoke that dries the mouth.

FINISH Concentrated peat and thick sherried oak with a deep dryness.