Caol Ila 30 Years - 1983

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Caol Ila
Scotland, Islay
Single Malt Whisky
30 Years
1983
2014
55.1%
0.7 l
Original bottling
american and europäische Oak Casks
7638 Bottles
Chill filtration - With Artifical colouring - With
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05. Mar 2017
Oh. My. God. On our whisky journey, there eventually comes a moment where we instantly realize: this is it. The one Single Malt we have always been looking for. Caol Ila 30 is the crown of the distillery's OB (bottle no. 0181, 55.1% ABV). Smoldering bonfire smoke, distant citrus fruits and notes of an old, earthy salt cellar enchant the nose. On the palate, the sweet and sour arrival migrates towards vegetal peatiness with well-balanced, mildly bitter wood spices. And the finish? Excellent. Intense, bittersweet and slowly fading. Dare I say perfect? Slàinte!
RATING: 5.0/5.0 ≙ 94 pts
22. Oct 2017