Caol Ila 'Gordon & MacPhail' 2004 / 2017 46%
The Whiskies of Islay — Caol Ila
Caol Ila 12 years old 43% 750ml
From the northern edge of Islay, the Caol Ila distillery is known for a slightly more refined smoke character, with citrus fruit and and a gentle sweetness that mingles with the peat. Sophisticated and lingering, a great introduction to some of the smokier whiskies from the Island.
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 'Xtra Old Particular' 1980 / 37 years old 56.1%
Selected from the family vaults of Douglas Laing & Co, this new bottling comes from a single cask fiilled in 1980 at the Caol Ila distillery on Islay. With the majority of the demand for Islay whiskies to be bottled younger, few casks are left to reach an age such as this, making them increasingly rare and difficult to source. From this refi...
Caol Ila 'Gordon & MacPhail' 2007 / 2018 59%
Distilled in 2007 at the Caol Ila distillery on the north eastern shores of Islay, this new single cask bottling comes from Gordon & MacPhail. Filled into a refill bourbon barrel and then bottled after 10 years of maturing, this is a big and bold dram, offering peppery peat smoke surrounded by honey and smoked meats, notably bacon or ham. Th...
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%
Caol Ila and Cambus 'Old Particular' 35 years old 51.5%
Volume: 2 x 500ml
This special double bottle set is in celebration for Douglas Laing?s 70th anniversary and is hand signed by both Fred Laing and Cara Laing. Comprising of both a 35 year old Caol Ila and 35 year old Cambus. Both are bottled at a strength of 51.5% and are 500mls each. These are limited to 284 sets worldwide. The Caol Ila bottling is from a single ...