Caol Ila


ABV 46%
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Brand: Caol Ila, Signatory
Expression: 1989
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: No Age Statement
ABV: 46%
Country/Region: Scotland / Islay
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Tasting notes
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Dry smoky perfumed medicinal (Savlon) aromas. Herring nets drying on the beach with someone caulking a boat in the distance. Appetising.
Palate: Smoke wreathing around a soft centre. Dry and savoury smokehouse flavours with some dried lavender.
Finish: Dry, yet malty. Banana.
Comment: A beauty from Islay's forgotten giant. UDV are you listening?
Taster   Michael Jackson
Nose: Briny sea air. Juniper skins.
Palate: Olivey. Oily. Light. Junipery. Aromatic. Medicinal. Spicy, peppery.
Finish: Clean, dry. Tree-bark. Complex. Long.
Comment: A fine example of Caol Ila - in one of its peatier moods.
Visit the distillery
Caol Ila Distillery, Port Askaig, Isle of Islay , Islay, Scotland
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