Laphroaig 1981 27 Year Old

Laphroaig 1981 27 year old sherry butts
Laphroaig 1981 27 Year Old
Laphroaig 1981 27 Year Old

Laphroaig 1981 27 Year Old

Regular price £5,641.00
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Laphroaig 1981 27 year old

Distilled in 1981 and matured for 27 years in 5 Oloroso sherry butts that were hand selected by the master blender and distillery manager of the time, there are just 736 bottles of this incredible whisky. Bottled in 2008 and hand numbered, this vintage Laphroaig is a stunning addition to any whisky collection.

Laphroaig is one of Islay’s most beloved distilleries, and is renowned for its high-quality, peaty whiskies. Described on the bottle as "The most richly flavoured of all Scotch whiskies" the bottle even comes with a pamphlet about owning a part of the famous island of Islay: "Free! Your Own Square foot of Islay" 

As their most recent advertising stated, ‘you’ll never forget your first Laphroaig.’ Laphroaig single malt whisky tends to make or break whisky drinkers; just the first smell can be enough.

Nevertheless, lovers of Laphroaig whisky are abundant, and the market has seen consistent growth over the last few decades. Laphroaig has a loyal base of collectors and investors and many of its vintage releases are particularly sought after yet very scarce.  The Laphroaig 10 year old is the mainstay core release but the Laphroaig core 25 year old is a lauded whisky for its depth of flavour.

Retail price:  £7,500

This bottle is being sold by a client who has appointed Mark Littler LTD to act as their agent. The seller is not a VAT registered business and there is no VAT included in the purchase price nor is there any VAT to pay.

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