Lagavulin 16 Years Old, 43% abv

Lagavulin 16 Years Old, 43% abv

Lagavulin 16 Years Old

Score 87


Average Score 86

Highest Score 90

Lowest Score 84

# of Times Scored 22

This Single Malt is distilled by Lagavulin in Islay.

Tasting notes:

Sweet brine, fruit, earthy seaweed, light iodine, peat and campfire aromas on the nose. Sweet peaty mouthfeel. Fruit, tar candies and smoke on the palate. Fulsome gentle yet intense peat and smoke on a medium long finish.



  • Lagavulin 16 Years Old, 43% abv

    Smoke, fruit, peaty honey and vanilla on the nose. Round, gentle, peaty mouthfeel. Luscious peat, honey, fruit, dry smoke, sweet seaweed, oak, toffee, coffee and a hint of mint on the palate. Rich smoky peaches on a medium finish.

    87

    Lagavulin 16 Years Old, 43% abv

    Rich, smoky, oranges, honey, mangos and pineapple on the nose. Rich sweet peaty mouthfeel. Round, mild spices, campfire smoke, sweet oakiness and peat on the palate. Smoke and sweet peat on a medium finish

    87

    Lagavulin 16 Years Old, 43% abv

    Cedar chips, ginger, peat, sweet intense smoke, toffee, honey, spices and vanilla on the nose. Sweet thick peaty mouthfeel. Honey, oakum, cocoa, sherry, fruity, figs, plums and more peat on the palate. Medium long sweet peaty finish.

    86

    Lagavulin 16 Years Old, 43% abv

    Sweet peppery ashes, floral peat, honeyed tar, oolong tea and smoke on the nose. Gentle sweet smoky mouthfeel. Light tar, smoke, honey, fruit and licorice on the palate. Sweet ashes and honey on a medium finish.

    87

    Lagavulin 16 Years Old, 43% abv

    Light peat, mild oranges, fresh cedar aromas and fruit on the nose. Gentle smoke and peat mouthfeel. Soft red fruit, lovely light spices, rich peat and sea salt on the palate. Mild peat and fruit on a medium finish.

    87

    Lagavulin 16 Years Old, 43% abv

    Sweet fruity smoke, toasted pineapple, caramel and light seaside breezes on the nose. Sweet peaty mouthfeel. Chewy smoke, lovely sweet peaty fruit then light vanilla tar on the palate. Silky smoke, fruit and sweet creosote on a medium finish.

    87

    Lagavulin 16 Years Old, 43% abv

    Sweet kippers, seaweed, caramel, mint and soft peat aromas on the noise. Caramelized peat, soft tar soaked fruit and gentle spices on the palate. Medium short finish with soft sweet peat and fruit on the finish.

    86

    Lagavulin 16 Years Old, 43% abv

    Spicy peat, cinnamon tar soft seaweed fruit candy on the nose. Velvety tar and sweet peat smoke on the palate.

    84

    Lagavulin 16 Years Old, 43% abv

    Deep dark fruit, smoke and light tar on the nose. Gentle rich peat, smoke, fruit and oak on the palate. Long finish.

    86

    Lagavulin 16 Years Old, 43% abv

    Fruity, smoke, charred smoke on the nose. Rich peat, sweet ashes, toffee, oily on the palate. Long dry sweet peaty finish.

    86

Recent Scores

Benromach 1998 21 Years Old, 43% abv · 85


Benromach 2003 18 Years Old, KWM, 57.2% abv · 88


Mortlach 1998 22 Years Old, Connoisseurs Choice, 58.1% abv · 90


Old Pulteney 1997 23 Years Old, Gordon & MacPhail, 52.3% abv · 84


Glenkinchie 12 Years Old, 43% abv · 67

More Scores >