Wine Enthusiast 90 points - Soy sauce, olive brine, peat, honey, oloroso Sherry, brewers yeast, bread dough, barley malt and cigar smoke in the bouquet. The flavor that magically includes the innate intense peatiness of Islay malts and the masterly employment of oak barrels phase defines "classy Islay. Concludes sweetly, without sacrificing the tangy, astringent peatiness that is inherent. Gorgeous. - P.P. (4/1/2004) - 90-95.June/2006
Ultimate Beverage Challenge 92 points - Bold aromas of peat smoke and chimney soot marry with vanilla cake and citrus oil to make an incredibly complex and inviting nose. The palate is lightly honeyed, but ultimately gives way to the aggressive but delicious flavors of campfire and crushed seashell..March/2017
Other 92 points - Lagavulin is a classic example of how smoke isn’t a blunt instrument that covers everything in a fog, but an element that works with all the flavors produced in distillation and maturation. Lagavulin isn’t ‘smoky,’ its peat moves into a weird territory of Lapsang Souchong tea and pipe tobacco, fishboxes and kippers. It smells of laurel and light cereal, but is always sweet. The palate shows more creosote, with hints of kelp and a little touch of iodine. Complex. - Dave Broom.August/2012
Whisky Advocate 92 points - Peatheads the world over love Lagavulin for its sweet, subtle character and enduringly affordable price point. At a time when some NAS malts of more dubious quality are going for much more money, Lagavulin remains consistent, classic, and true to itself: a whisky you can always count on..August/2017
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Great Scotch, Finally....
Purchase price and Lagavulin were wonderful, but paying shipping and handling for a delivery that was weeks late was frustrating, at best, considering the bottle was intended as a birthday gift. Fed Ex reported back to me that because of the way Wine Chateau does shipping, my package was not marked as a home delivery and therefore was deemed low priority when incliment weather hit and deliveries were delayed. A delay was expected, but I was told the time lapse could have been decreased if the package was marked properly by Wine Chateau. Fed Ex insisted the delay was ultimately a result of Wine Chateau and not their delivery services. Again, I am pleased with the Lagavulin itself (obviously), but was left feeling less than satisfied with the shipping and handling cost.
Single malt scotch
It was great buy & no shipping charges. Great place to buy all kind of liquor
Quick service, great packaging
Wine Chateau got me my order very quickly and it was packaged to survive the wars!
Laphroag 10 yr cask str.
As always great customer service! Only place i buy my scotch great selection at a great price.
Lagavulin Scotch Single Malt 16 Year 0 750ml
5 stars - no question! It's a very interesting piece! It's my long time favorite. I'd highly recommend it to those who likes a peaty smoky taste. If you don't like such taste - don't buy it. But... When I first tried it, I thought it was garbage. A kind of dissolved rubber. My ex still thinks so. But after a few "forced" trials, I've got to love it. I may spend the whole evening sitting with a glass of it, swirling it and enjoying the aroma and sipping it little by little. It's a funny thing: it's either loved or hated. But... My daughter used to claim: "Mam, it's impossible to drink it!" Oh, yes! After her last visit, a 1/3 of my Lagavulin had disappeared while there were many other options in my bar. It's nearly addictive. And amazingly enjoyable if you develop a taste for it.