Caol Ila 12 years old 43% 750ml
The Whiskies of Islay — Caol Ila
Caol Ila 'Distillers Edition' 2003 / 2015 43%
This is the latest of the Distillers Edition from Caol Ila, distilled in 2003 and matured for in American oak casks for most of its life before being transfered into sweet ex-Moscatel casks for a 6-12 month finishing maturation period. It melds sea-side aromas and peat smoke with tangy citrus and sweet aromatic spices. This is a distinctly famil...
Caol Ila 'Signatory' 2009 / 8 years old 46%
Selected from a pair of sister casks from the Caol Ila distillery on Islay, this 8 year old bottling by Signatory Vintage is a punchy dram, with loads of dry coastal bonfire peat smoke and sweet and tangy citric (particularly lime, citrus cordial) notes throughout. A consistently excellent bottling from Signatory Vintage under their 'Unchillfilt...
Caol Ila 'Gordon & MacPhail' 2004 / 2016 46%
Distilled at the Caol Ila (pronounced cull-eela) distillery on Islay in 2004, this expression is a beautiful example of the combination of the fruit and peat smoke flavours Caol Ila is famous for. The nose has a soft fruity (apple, lime) tone that is surrounded by a rich peat smoke flavour, carrying a slightly peppery spice and a salty edge in t...
Caol Ila 'Gordon & MacPhail' Discovery 13 years old 43%
Part of famed independent bottler Gordon & MacPhail's new 'Discovery' range, this 13 year old Caol Ila from the west coast island of Islay falls under their 'smoky' profile, an introduction to bold flavour ranges that Scotch has to offer. We are met with sweet vanilla and dry cured meat aromas. Peat smoke undertones are complemented by bana...
Caol Ila 'Gordon & MacPhail' Hermitage Wine Cask Finish 2004 / 13 years old 45%
Part of the rebranded Connoissuers Choice range from renowned indepenent bottler Gordon & MacPhail, this 13 year old bottling from Caol Ila distillery on Islay is part of their new Wood Finish collection. Initial maturation in a collection of first fill bourbon and refill American casks before being transfered into Hermitage wine casks for i...
Caol Ila 'Gordon & MacPhail' 1990 / 28 years old 50.7%
Part of the rebranded Connoissuers Choice range from renowned indepenent bottler Gordon & MacPhail, this 28 year old bottling from Caol Ila Distillery on the famed island of Islay is yielded from a single refill sherry hogshead cask, bottled at its natural cask strength of 50.7%. Sweet sherry and vanilla aromas. Peppery with summer berries a...
Caol Ila 'Distillers Edition' 2002 43%
Bottled at 43%, Caol Ila distillers edition 2002 represents a richer flavour than their core range due to being finished in moscatel wine casks. This expression delicately balances their traditional smoky flavour with the sea air and sweet spices for a complex full finish.
Caol Ila 'Old & Rare' 1991 / 25 years old 53.3%
This Old & Rare release from Hunter Laing comes from Caol Ila distillery on Islay, distilled in 1991 and left to mature for 25 years. Bottled from a single cask and at its natural strength, the nose is full bodied with sweet with vanilla, butter shortbread and stewed rhubarb - the peat comes in late, with a smoky seaweed and bonfire warmth. ...
Caol Ila 'Gordon & MacPhail' 1984 / 33 years old 52.8%
One of the oldest Islay whiskies we currently have on our shelves, this new release from Gordon & MacPhail comes from a cask of Caol Ila that was filled and laid down to mature in 1984. The cask and spirit have produced a whisky laced with notes of cured meat, apple and lingering peat smoke, all mingled together with no element dominating. ...
Caol Ila 'Provenance' 2011 / 6 years old 48%
The "Coastal Collection" is a limited edition Single Cask series of four bottlings honouring Scotland?s Whisky islands and the seas around them. This penultimate release is a 6 year old Caol Ila Single Cask bottling matured in a refill hogshead. Only 405 bottles exist globally, bottled at 48% with no clouring or chill filtration. The nose is big...
Caol Ila 'Gordon & MacPhail' 2003 / xx years old 56.7%
From the well-known independent bottler 'Gordon and Macphail' comes this 15 years old whisky form Caol Ila distillery. Matured in first fill bourbon barrel, this release has been bottled at 56.7%. The nose offers hints of honey cured bacon and lemongrass. This then moves into creamy notes of vanilla. The taste has the classic Islay smokiness fro...