Laphroaig 2018 Cairdeas Fino Cask Single Malt Scotch

Laphroaig 2018 Cairdeas Fino Cask Single Malt Scotch

Item # 39120 750mL
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ABV
51.80%
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Item Notes

  • Limited Production: Only 3 bottle(s) per customer

Tasting Notes

The 2018 release of this always highly anticipated limited edition release comes from whisky stocks long time Distillery Manager John Campbell selected from warehouses 8 & 10, matured initially in first fill bourbon casks before being finished in fino sherry casks. Non-chill filtered and bottled and a cask strength of 51.8% abv the whisky deflty combines flavors of salted chocolate, sweet almonds, cinnamon, figs and peat.


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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Fino

Fino Sherries are the driest and most delicate of the lot. Here, the flor is at its thickest and most protective. This style of Sherry is light and refreshing - it spends an average of only three to five years in the solera. It should absolutely be consumed while young, within at most a year after its release. Fino Sherry works fantastically as an aperitif, as it pairs particularly well with...

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Scotch

As a synonym for Scottish, some people object to the term “Scotch” – but as far as their whisky goes, the Scottish people are required by law to classify the spirit as “Scotch whisky.”

Scotland

History:
Distillation was brought to Scotland from Ireland by missionary monks in the 6th century. In 1644, the first taxes were imposed on Scottish distillers by England, with the result that most of the nation’s whisky was soon distilled illicitly. With the Parliament’s passing of the “Excise Act” in 1824, licensing fees for distilleries were much cheaper. Distilleries started to take out...

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