Insider knowledge: Laphroaig 10 Year Old 1999 (Murray McDavid) whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Laphroaig 10 Year Old 1999 (Murray McDavid) whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Peaty, medicinal, rich, coastal, musty, driftwood, hints of dates, tangerines.
Palate: Coastal, briny, thick smoke, notes of plum, damson, sloe and figs from the Margaux cask, sultanas, iodine.
Finish: Fruity, tart, citrus. Smoke, salt.