AGED: 11 years
DISTILLED ON: September 10, 2003
BOTTLE ON: March 16, 2015
MATURED IN: Hogshead
CASK NO: 302443
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.
COLOR: white wine
NOSE: cured meats, saltines and tropical fruits
TASTE: red apples, peat, and chocolate palate.
FINISH: touches of peanut butter, toasted bread, and nuts.
PER CS: 6
SIZE: 750 mL