- Caol Ila 12 Year Old Sherry Cask
Caol Ila 12 Year Old Islay single malt Scotch whiskey.
From a single first fill sherry butt #305326 distilled 1999. For the Gordon & MacPhail Cask Strength range.
Nose: Sweet Sherry notes, with a defined sweet cured bacon note emerging. Some subtle touches of stewed pears and a burst of ash lingers.
Palate: Mouth warming with a burst of chilli spices. Delicate Sherry sweetness, with a hint of vanilla developing. Peat smoke and bonefire embers evolve.
Caol Ila Distillery
Caol Ila Single Malt Whiskey
Caol Ila Distillery is famous for the stunning view from its still house windows looking out across the Sound of Islay and for the objects which have passed by including naval battleships, submarines and whales. Caol Ila was established in 1846 by Hector Henderson on a sheltered but rocky stretch of coast on north east Islay. Now the largest malt whiskey distillery on Islay it produces peated and some un-peated malt whiskey with the distillery range including Caol Ila 12 year old and the Distiller's Edition. Caol Ila participates in Feis Ile, the annual Islay Festival of Malt and Music.