First Editions Laphroaig 2006: Feis Ile 2017 Loch Fyne Exclusive
70cl / 57.6% abv
Bottled exclusively for Loch Fyne Whiskies in celebration of the 2017 Fèis Ìle (Islay Festival) by independent, family-run bottlers Hunter Laing & Co.
This single cask expression was distilled in 2006 at Islay's Laphroaig distillery, before spending 11 years maturing in a refill sherry butt. Bottled in 2017 at a cask strength of 57.6% abv without chill-filtration or colouring, only 120 bottles have been produced.
Nose: characteristically dry, peaty bonfire notes.
Palate: a sweet fruitiness with intense ash and soot aspects.
Finish: long, smoky and medicinal.