Finlaggan is very much the SECRET Islay, as the name of the distillery from which it comes is a closely guarded secret and known to only a select few. Colour: Very pale straw with lemony-yellow highlights. Nose: Full & pungent with an earthy smokiness & fresh hints of ozone. Flavour: Dry, smoky & fresh, clean & big-bodied. Finish: Long & smooth with a smoky-burnt oakiness & a very slight edge of richness.