Caol Ila 2003 Sassicaia Private Collection

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ABV: 45.0%
Vintage: 2003
Cask Type: Sassicaia Casks
Bottler: Gordon & MacPhail
Region: Islay
Type: Single Malt Scotch
Volume: 70cl

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Caol Ila 2003 vintage Islay single malt Scotch whiskey. Double matured in Sassicaia casks and bottled 2016 by Gordon & MacPhail for the Private Collection series.

Tasting Notes

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Nose: Cured bacon aromas lead to blueberry, strawberry, and apricot notes. A defined peat smoke edge is present. Palate: Smooth and tangy; tangerine, raspberry, and ripe banana flavours are complemented by milk chocolate. Bonfire embers linger on the finish.

Distillery

Distillery

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.

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