Laphroaig 18 XOP, Single Malt Whisky, 70cl
Laphroaig, pronounced 'La-froyg', is an all-malt Scotch whisky from the remote island of Islay in the Western Isles of Scotland. Laphroaig is a Gaelic word, and means 'the beautiful hollow by the broad bay'. One of only 299 Hand filled bottles available. From the 'XOP Old Particular' range of whisky by Douglas Laing.
Nose: Intense peaty smoke with a coastal edge to it.
Palate: Still packed with peat, though hints of quince and walnut peek through.
Finish: Ash, rock pools and sawdust.