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CAOL ILA

CAOL ILA 35 YO

 

Distillery:  CAOL ILA
Distillation Date: 1979
Age (years old): 35
ABV:  47.1%
Bottling Date Year: 2014
   An Xtra Old Particular bottling of single malt Scotch whisky from the Caol Ila distillery on the Isle of Islay. It was distilled by Caol Ila in February 1979 and matured in a single refill hogshead cask for 35 years. In December 2014 it was bottled by Douglas Laing with an outturn of 204 bottles.
Nose: Smoky peat, with a lingering mineral note. Nutty elements develop later on, followed by creamy white chocolate.
Palate: Sea salt, old leather furniture and crystallised ginger. A touch of herbaceous fennel and some black tea too.
Finish: Spiced fruit punch, chewy barley and continuing maritime notes.

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