- Caol Ila 33 Year Old 1980 Director's Cut
Caol Ila 33 Year Old 1990 Vintage Islay single malt Scotch whiskey. Single refill hogshead #10159 expression bottled December 2013 by Douglas Laing & Co. for the Director's Cut series. 136 bottles.
NOSE: Opens with a sweet honey & soft leather character + wafts of later sweet smoke.
PALATE: Surprisingly sweet & richly spiced + some peated/smokey barley & sweet liquorice.
FINISH: Long – Now softly peated with a flambée’d orange zest & late camphor style.
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.