Situated in a small bay near the south coast of Islay, Lagavulin stands near the ruins of Dunyveg Castle. From here 1,000 Islaymen set sail to fight alongside Robert the Bruce at Bannockburn in 1314, and in this bay the Macdonalds maintained their power base as Lords of the Isles until finally driven out by the Campbells three centuries later. Lagavulin legitimately claims to being one of the oldest distilleries in Scotland. Distilling on the site is thought to date from as early as 1742. In the late 1700s it is believed that there were up to ten illicit stills operating in the district. By the 1830s only two distilleries remained in the bay. In 1837 these distilleries amalgamated to form Lagavulin. At this stage the distillery was under the ownership of the Graham brothers and James Logan Mackie.
Lagavulin Single Malt Scotch Whisky 16 year old
There is Single Malt Scotch and then there is ISLAYSingle Malt Scotch. If you have had any experience with the style, you know that the majority of whisky distilled on the island of Islay is famous for the smoky characteristics derived from the peat fire that dries the malted ... more
Lagavulin Single Malt Scotch Whisky 8 year old
Lagavulin Distiller's Edition Single Malt Scotch Whisky 2002
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