Caol Ila 'Gordon & MacPhail' Hermitage Wood Finish 2005 / 14 yea
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 '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' 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 'Signatory' 1983 / 32 years old 49.3%
Distilled in 1983 at the Caol Ila distillery, this beautiful and gentle old Islay malt has an exceptional aroma - marrying over-ripe fruit (banana, melon, lime) and a very integrated, soft and mellow peat smoke throughout. Lush and full on the palate with a great oily feeling, the fruits and smoke swirl around and linger for a long time, finishi...
Caol Ila 'Signatory' 2006 / 12 years old 55.9%
Distilled on the north edge of the Isle of Islay, this new two cask bottling from Signatory shows the smoky, sweet and citric profile of the Caol Ila distillery. The peat smoke of Caol Ila is often not as medicinal as others from the isle, offering a more approachable beachside bonfire smokyness, warm with peppery notes (white pepper) and fruity...