Laphroaig 17 Year Old – unmissable 1989 vintage at The Whisky Barrel – Scotch Whisky News

Laphroaig 17 Year Old 1989

2007 time warp… 1989 vintage selected for the Islay Festival

Widely regarded as one of the very best Feis Ile bottlings – we’re delighted to have sourced a small parcel of these rare bottles, originally exclusive to visitors of the Laphroaig Distillery shop. Laphroaig 17 Year Old 1989 Vintage Islay single malt Scotch whisky. Bottled for Feis Ile 2007 – Islay Festival of Malt and Music. Specially selected and bottled for friends of Laphroaig from the finest casks of their age, on the occasion of the 2007 Feis Ile and opening of the new Friends Lounge. Limited release of 4,000 bottles. A wonderfully complex Laphroaig. Salt, smoke, seaweed, liquorice and lemon just for starters.

Laphroaig Distillery was established in 1815 on the rocky south coast of the Isle of Islay off the west coast of Scotland. This malt whisky distillery continues to malt barley using its traditional malting floors and malt kiln. In 1994 the distillery was awarded the Royal Warrant. The core range is quite extensive and supplemented by limited releases including a 21 year old was issued in 2015 to celebrate 21 years of Friends of Laphroaig. Independent bottlings are also available from Signatory, Cooper’s Choice and Hunter Laing. Laphroaig distillery also participates in Feis Ile, the Islay Festival of Malt and Music.

Buy – Laphroaig 1989 Feis Ile 2007 – £500.00

 

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