Caol Ila 18 Years

Like its younger brother, this scotch is very peaty and spicy, but the long maturation has made it a lot more complex and refined.

Like its younger brother, this scotch is very peaty and spicy, but the long maturation has made it a lot more complex and refined.

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819
Caol Ila
Scotland, Islay
18 Years
43%
0.7 l
Original bottling
Chill filtration - With Artifical colouring - With
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Nosing
Peat Smoke:
Bonfire Smoke:
Maritime Notes:
Nuts:
Oil:
Seaweed:
Sweet:
Fruit:
Honey:
Oak:
Vanilla:
Alcohol:
Heather:
Iodine:
Malt:
Peach:
Pear:
Salt:
Sherry:
Herbs:
Tasting
Sweet:
Peat Smoke:
Maritime Notes:
Seaweed:
Oak:
Salt:
Spices:
Nuts:
Oil:
Fruit:
Chili:
Malt:
Banana:
Bonfire Smoke:
Floral:
Honey:
Medicinal Smoke:
Sherry:
Vanilla:
Herbs:
Finish
Peat Smoke:
Spices:
Maritime Notes:
Malt:
Oak:
Salt:
Sweet:
Vanilla:
Herbs:
Chili:
Heather:
Medicinal Smoke:
Nuts:
Oil:
Pepper:

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Tasting Notes 2

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Nosing:
Smoky bonfires, then soapy water and wet wool, with a smouldering beach bonfire in the distance. Hints of mineral oil, then wax. Develops scents of burnt pork sausages.
Taste:
Smooth and mildly sweet start with good acidity and sea salt.
Finish:
A lingering, charred, slightly sour finish.
11. Mar 2016
Nosing:

Taste: Medicinal Smoke Peat Smoke Seaweed Oil

Finish:

Comment:
Medicinal Smoke
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