Caol Ila Hogshead 13 yrs Islay Cask Strength Signatory Single Malt Scotch Whisky

$140
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ABOUT

Caol Ila, (pronounced ‘cull-eela’) is the Gaelic name

for the Sound of Islay, in reference to the distillery’s location overlooking the strait between Islay and Jura. Built in 1846, Caol Ila is the largest of the eight working distilleries on the island of Islay.

 

 

  • AGED: 13 years
  • DISTILLED ON: November 9, 1999
  • BOTTLE ON: January 18, 2013
  • MATURED IN: Burbon Barrell
  • CASK NO: 310044
  • ALC: 58.4%

 

 

TASTING NOTES

COLOR: caramel
NOSE: Fruity and tangy with notes of salty butter, toast, wet stones on a beach, linseed oil, a little peat smoke, kippers and sweetness.
TASTE: Lime and nutty behind. Alcohol presence. Apricot and apples. Peppery late on. Toffee sweet. Water brings out more toffee and apples.
FINISH: Rich and tangy palate, with good spice notes, citrus peels, black pepper, malt and smoke. A little smoked oyster note.

DETAILS

Country Scotland, United Kingdom
Region Islay
Brand Signatory
Product Subcategory Whiskey
Mashbill Type Single Malt
Feature Independent Bottlers
Container Bottle
Container Size 750ml