Gordon & MacPhail Private Collection

Gordon & MacPhail Private Collection

Caol Ila Distillery

1988, Sherry Wood Finish

ABV: 40%

Age: No age statement Years Old

Style: Single Malt

Country: Scotland

Region: Islay

Bottling: Gordon & MacPhail

Overall
Score

7.6

Tasting Notes

Nose

High sherry notes: almond, nut bowl, spice. A clootie dumpling thrown athwart a peat fire.

Palate

Well covered and rich but with great smoky/kippery depth.

Finish

Long nutty/fruity then suddenly dies and a medicinal note comes out.

Comment

The sherry gives roundness but doesn't dominate Caol Ila's characteristic energy.

Taster Score
7.3

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