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Duncan Taylor Trilogy of Laphroaig Fit For Royalty (3 BT 70cl)

No reserve

Auction Closed

October 5, 03:48 PM GMT


2,000 - 3,500 GBP

Lot Details


Duncan Taylor Trilogy of Laphroaig Fit For Royalty

To honour the Coronation of King Charles III, Duncan Taylor Scotch Whisky Limited released The Coronation Edition on May 5th, 2023, an exceptional trilogy of Laphroaig aged 18, 23, 26 years, each finished in sherry casks. Two sets were held back, with number one gifted to the King and Queen and the last one available in this auction.

This offering is unique from the original edition with the outer case finished in red and the labeling finished in gold. Additionally, the three decanters and certificate of authenticity are numbered ’01 of 01’. Finally, the inner encasement is garnished in golden thistles.

The set is presented in a clear hexagonal case which can be illuminated by a remote control. A certificate of authenticity and handling gloves are included.

Laphroaig is the only single malt distillery to have received His Majesty’s Royal Warrant bestowed in 1994. The casks of Laphroaig making up these expressions were matured in ex American oak and hand selected by Euan C. Shand, Chairman of Duncan Taylor Scotch Whisky Limited who dutifully finished each age in sherry casks.

Tasting Notes

Laphroaig 18 Year Old: Restrained smoke give way to gentle notes of baked green fruits. A subtle sherried texture lingers on the palate

Laphroaig 23 Year Old: Eloquent notes of chocolate dipped fruits mingle with hints of smoked salty almonds. Ripe cherries round off an earthy dram

Laphroaig 26 Year Old: Intriguing nuance of ginger is accented by charred sherry oak and spice. A dash of maritime air compliments a subtle smokiness, softened by long ageing

3 bt 70cl (opc)


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