CI8 - Elements of Islay 55.2% 500ml

CI8 - Elements of Islay 55.2% 500ml
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Region: Islay

Strength: 55.2%

Volume: 500ml

The Elements of Islay are small batches of single malt whiskies from around the distilleries of Islay, all embodying the unique style of whisky made at Scotland's most famous whisky island. The code 'CI' refers to Caol Ila, this 4 cask bottling has a classic aroma of coastal sea spray with sweet, caramel popcorn note behind it, and a gentle drifting peat smoke. The palate is creamy and full of flavours of lemon and a flinty, mineral edge. Finishing long and lemony again with a delicate clove spice.
$83.00

The Whiskies of Islay — Caol Ila

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Caol Ila 12 years old 43% 750ml

Caol Ila 12 years old 43% 750ml

Strength: 43%

Volume: 700ml

Region: Islay

$114.00

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.


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Caol Ila 'Distillers Edition' 2003 / 2015 43%

Caol Ila 'Distillers Edition' 2003 / 2015 43%

Region: Islay

Strength: 43%

Volume: 700ml

$122.00

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...


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Caol Ila 'Gordon & MacPhail' 2004 / 2017 46%

Caol Ila 'Gordon & MacPhail' 2004 / 2017 46%

Region: Islay

Strength: 46%

Volume: 700ml

$99.80

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...


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Caol Ila 'Signatory' 2009 / 8 years old 46%

Caol Ila 'Signatory' 2009 / 8 years old 46%

Region: Islay

Strength: 46%

Volume: 700ml

$94.00

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...


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Caol Ila 'Xtra Old Particular' 1980 / 37 years old 56.1%

Caol Ila 'Xtra Old Particular' 1980 / 37 years old 56.1%

Region: Islay

Strength: 56.1%

Volume: 700ml

$859.00

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...


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Caol Ila 'Gordon & MacPhail' 2007 / 2018 59%

Caol Ila 'Gordon & MacPhail' 2007 / 2018 59%

Region: Islay

Strength: 59%

Volume: 700ml

$120.00

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...


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Caol Ila 'Gordon & MacPhail' 2004 / 2016 46%

Region: Islay

Strength: 46%

Volume: 700ml

$99.80

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...


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Caol Ila 'Adelphi' 2003 / 14 years old #301267 58.9%

Caol Ila 'Adelphi' 2003 / 14 years old #301267 58.9%

Region: Islay

Strength: 58.9%

Volume: 700ml

$149.70

Drawn from a single cask of Caol Ila that was laid down in 2003, this new bottling comes from one of Scotland's most respected independent bottlers, Adelphi. Bottled from a refill bourbon hogshead, this is a beautiful example of a spirit-forward expression from the distillery - carbolic soap and sea-side aroma leads the nose, joined by iodine an...


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Caol Ila 'Cadenhead' 34 years old 60.1%

Caol Ila 'Cadenhead' 34 years old 60.1%

Region: Islay

Strength: 60.1%

Volume: 700ml

$478.00

Matured for 34 years, this two-cask bottling of Caol Ila is part of the new releases from Wm. Cadenhead. One of the most remarkable things about this whisky is its strength - for its age, it has retained its alcohol volume, far higher than what is normally seen for such an old whisky. Mark Watt from Cadenhead describes this whisky as being softl...


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