Caol Ila 9 yrs Islay 86 Proof Signatory Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Caol Ila was founded to the North of Islay in 1846 by Hector Henderson. The whisky distillery was sold to Norman Buchanan in 1852 and then, following hardship, to the Glasgow based blenders Bulloch, Lade and Co. Following liquidation, Distillers Company Ltd acquired CaolIlaand the distillery was transferred to Scottish Malt Distillers. CaolIla, whose name derives from the Gaelic for ‘Sound of Islay’, has been included in the Diageo Classic Malts range as well as a Moscatel-finished Distillers Edition
7 yrs pictured!
COLOR: Natural ColorNOSE: Sweet peat with a touch of oat biscuit. Vanilla pod and buttered toast.TASTE: White pepper and ginger bring spiciness to the fore. A touch of creamy malt hides behind saline peat notes.FINISH: Smoky and quite intense.