Caol Ila Distillery
A very pleasant outdoor dram. Don't look for complexity but just enjoy its fresh fizziness.
The Wee Dram
10 Years Old
Nose: Peaty,smoky with a vibrant tickling character. Citrus oil.Bonfire cold ashes. With water,gets briny. Touch of apple skin as well.
Palate: Smooth,very refreshing,like the feel of lemon iced lollipop. Keeps vibrant on the palate. Water tones the smokiness down but brings in sweet malty notes.
Finish: Dry,sooty,a bit thin.
Comment: A very pleasant outdoor dram. Don't look for complexity but just enjoy its fresh fizziness.
Nose: Ethereal and lightly smoky with delicate marine notes,hot sand and glowing charcoal embers. Builds\rsubtly with a blossom-like lift,saffron, grass/delicate vetiver and salty skin.
Palate: Immediate dry smoke,but everything is very precise and pure. Oily/waxy to start though a sandy almost gritty effect grips half way in. There's a seaweed note with water.
Finish: Delicate,gentle,clean and tingling.
Comment: Precise and poised. Happy Birthday Wee Dram.
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