PR: Lagavulin Mezcal Finish 13yo – Islay Jazz Festival 2021

Es gibt bei Lagavulin den ersten offiziell in einem Mezcal nachgereiften Whisky: Lagavulin Mezcal Finish 13yo. Das ist die diesjährige Sonderabfüllung für das Islay Jazz Festival. Ganz günstig wird das allerdings nicht und es gibt auch nur UK only.

Im Überblick – Lagavulin Mezcal Finish 13yo

  • Lagavulin Mezcal Finish 13yo, Islay Jazz Festival, 3.000 Flaschen, 54.8%, RRP 160.- GBP
  • Gibt es nur vor Ort in der Destillerie oder auf der UK Seite von Malts.com – ab 18.11.2021
  • Gereift in refill American Oak und finished in ex-Mezcal American Standard Barrels
  • Das Festival wird ONLINE vom 19.-21.11.2021 stattfinden

Wenn Du Dich bei Lagavulin umschauen möchtest – ich habe Lagavulin schon öfters besucht, aber von den beiden Besuchen habe ich auch Bilder online gestellt:

(Pressemitteilung, Diageo)

LAGAVULIN unveils annual Limited-Edition Jazz Bottling

Lagavulin announces the launch of a limited-edition 13 Year Old cask strength single malt Scotch whisky to celebrate the annual Islay Jazz Festival, exclusively available to purchase at the Islay distillery from 18th November and available to pre-order on malts.com. Customers can sign up to malts.com emails to get notified when pre-order goes live. 

Lagavulin Jazz 2021 is the first ever Lagavulin release finished in ex-Mezcal casks. On the nose unusual smoky-meaty aromas lead familiar Lagavulin linseed oil and fragrant smoke. At cask strength, the texture is smooth and rich, the taste sweet-savoury then warming, as waves of smoke sweep over the palate carrying hints of spicy wood and smoke- dried Jalapeno pepper. New-found heat lingers with the smoke in a long finish. It can be savoured at natural strength or with a drop of water.

Lagavulin Mezcal Finish 13yo - Islay Jazz Festival 2021

Pierrick Guillaume, Distillery Manager at Lagavulin, says: ‘The Lagavulin Jazz Festival bottling has been much adored since its launch in 2011 and the annual release of the exclusive bottling for the festival has become a key moment in the whisky calendar. This year’s 13 year old bottle is a fantastic Lagavulin expression, selected to make every whisky aficionado experience the unexpected from Lagavulin. The first Lagavulin to be finished in Mezcal casks with a distinctive and unusual flavour profile is sure to intrigue and excite Lagavulin fans and beyond.’ 

Lagavulin Jazz 2021 will retail at £160 per 70cl, bottled at 54.8% ABV with just 3000 bottles available.