Presented in a wooden box and accompanying this limited and commemorative edition of Lagavulin 8 Years 200th Anniversary 70cl 48%vol. we found sweets of the highest quality. White chocolate with strawberry and rose petals Cacao Sampaka. Crunchy black Pancrazio, dark chocolate with pieces of wafer. And the famous and delicious Border Scottish biscuits.
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All components of the gift come in a wooden box with a satin black lid handle.
Drops of dark chocolate with pieces of wafer, the wafer gives the chocolate a surprising crunchy and original touch. The dark chocolate is of the highest quality, enjoyed in all its splendor in this product. Drops of dark chocolate 70% with pieces of waffle. Intense chocolate and crêpe feuilletée. Weight approx. 140 g.
Pancracio was born from the vision of Pedro Álvarez, marketing economist and graphic designer and chocolate addict. After creating successful designs and packaging for others, he decides to do something of his own, using the knowledge acquired. The idea of Pancracio begins to be formed in New York, where Pedro begins an intense preparation; trips and courses, acquiring experience in the famous Bruno Bakery, under the attentive look of the chef Biagio Settepani. In 2003, Pedro decides to make a small production of his best recipes for family and friends, with a surplus to sell. Success and enthusiasm did not take long to appear, so Pancracio was born, a small and very exclusive brand of chocolate and other related products that is distributed exclusively in very selected points of sale.
White chocolate tablet with rose aroma and strawberry crisp, minimum cocoa content is 30%. Net weight of 100 g. Dimensions: 16,5x8,5x1,5cm.
With stores in Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Al-Kobar, Osaka and Tokyo, Cacao Sampaka produces sweets derived from cocoa of great recognition. Cacao Sampaka was born to spread the culture of chocolate and transmit the passion for this sweet. Chocolate craftsmen, work the product from the first moment, starting with the selection of the raw material, the cocoa beans and ending with the presentation and packaging of the product. All products are made with cocoa of the highest quality, without preservatives or colorants.
Delicious Scottish biscuits with chocolate pieces elaborated by one of the most outstanding companies in the elaboration of this type of sweets. Weight approx. 150 g
Lagavulin 8 Years 200th Anniversary 70cl 48%vol. is an Islay single malt commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Lagavulin distillery, founded in 1816 by John Johnston. A limited edition that is powerful and smoky with sweet and spicy notes, the whisky was inspired by the 1880 visit of the famous distillate historian Alfred Barnard, when he tasted an "Exceptional Lagavulin eight years".
Lagavulin, from the Gaelic "lag a'mhuilin", which translated means "the depth next to the mill", is located on the south coast of Islay Island, near Port Ellen from where they get the malt, in the village of Lagavulin, near Solum Lochs, distillery water supply.
Officially the Lagavulin distillery dates from 1816, when John Johnston and Archibald Campbell build two sister distilleries, side by side. Eventually one of them becomes Lagavulin and absorbs the other, of which little is known, shortly thereafter.
During the period up to ten illegal distilleries around Port Ellen were reported, however, in the nineteenth century problems would arise in the form of legal skirmishes with neighbouring distillery Laphroaig.
A generation later, at the end of the nineteenth century, the two distilleries enter a legal cause, when Laphroaig cancels a trade agreement in which it had agreed to sell its whisky to Lagavulin for the production of blendeds, which at that time included White Horse, invented in
After breaching the contract, in retaliation, Lagavulin decides to block Laphroaig's water supply, going to trial again, the resource fails in favor of Laphroaig this time, in response, a year later, Lagavulin hires the manager of Laphroaig with the aim of recreating the stills and thus producing an exact whisky to that of the neighboring distillery. Fortunately the attempt failed and today we can enjoy both distilleries, it can be said that the relationships between the distilleries today are much more cordial.
The Lagavulin distillery is famous for the use of a slow distillation process in pear-shaped stills and the potent character with peat and smoke of its whisky aged in ex-bourbon barrels. Among the most recognized whiskies are 16-year-old Lagavulin, which has awarded the distillery dozens of prizes, including four consecutive double gold medals between 2005 and 2008 at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, as well as several gold medals since then. Diageo, owner of the distillery launches on the market in almost every edition of the "Diageo Special Realeases" a Lagavulin 12 years bottled at cask strength. On the part of the distillery there is also an annual launch in the form of distillers edition finished in barrels of Pedro Ximénez also very laureado.
Style: Single Malt.
Breeding: Distilled in 2008, aged in European and American oak barrels and bottled in 2016 at 48%vol.
Nose: Black pepper, smoked wood, bonfire, smoked meat and a slight touch of lemon zest and green apple.
Mouth: Smoked wood, bonfire, with honeyed notes of fruit, tobacco leaf and a spicy note of pepper.
Finish: Long, persistent smoked notes.
This limited edition commemorating the 200th anniversary of the distillery presents us with a complex whisky, with less fruit than the sixteenth year, but with more body and more prominent smoked notes.