Caol Ila

Unpeated 12 Years Old

ABV 64%
REVIEWED Issue 100
Specifications
Brand: Caol Ila
Expression: Unpeated 12 Years Old
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 12 years old
ABV: 64%
Country/Region: Scotland / Islay
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
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Caol Ila Distillery, Port Askaig, Isle of Islay , Islay, Scotland
Taster   Rob Allanson
Nose: Quite shy at first, then is full of subtle apples and cherry blossom. A touch ofthe medicine cabinet.
Palate: Alcohol zing but fresh and vibrant. Hints of oatcakes and melted sugar. There is a citrus zip to this as well.
Finish: Clean and crisp.
Comment: An interesting alternative to its peated brother.
8.5
Taster   Gavin D. Smith
Nose: Discreet rolling tobacco, pear drops, vanilla and a hint of cocoa powder.
Palate: Sweet and lively. Summer berries, honey and intense spicy fruitiness.
Finish: Keeps zinging to the end.
Comment: An elegant, very drinkable Highland style dram.
8.2
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