Cask strength Caol Ila, bottled by Gordon & MacPhail! This 10 year old Islay single malt was distilled in December 2004 and bottled at 60.1% ABV in February 2015. It was drawn from four casks, which were a selection of first-fill and refill Sherry butts.
AROMA WITHOUT WATER
Sweet Sherry influences with cured bacon and vanilla aromas. Tropical fruit notes develop with apricot, pineapple and ripe banana.
TASTE WITHOUT WATER
Initially chilli spice with pear, ripe banana and hints of passion fruit. A milk chocolate edge combines with lingering cigar ash flavours.
AROMA WITH WATER
Sweet vanilla aromas complemented by apricot preserve, almond and cocoa powder notes. A subtle hint of menthol develops.
TASTE WITH WATER
Sweet and smoky with honey, green apple and ripe banana flavours complementing lingering bonfire embers.