Caol Ila Distillery
Unusual take on a peaty theme, but it works well.
The Whisky Fair
1984, 22 Years Old
Nose: Lightly smoked kippers with a dash of lemon juice.
Palate: Smoke and spice,but with an acerbic wet wood note and olive oil.
Finish: Savoury,spicy and reasonably long.
Comment: Unusual take on a peaty theme, but it works well.
Nose: Fragrant. Herbal. Lemon balm. Lime and ginger herbal tea. Nicely prickly. A marine scent,like walking through a\rdune on a warm day.\rTouch of creosote.
Palate: Oily. Sweet at start,then a spice burst in a whiff of smoke. Minty,Refreshing. Hint of bog myrtle.
Finish: Dry, tickling, spicy. Garden mint.
Comment: Awake up dram. Fresh,vibrant,wide open on the sea horizon. Bring bacon and eggs.
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