Caol Ila 35 Year Old 1979 Director's Cut #10291

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ABV: 47.1%
Age: 35 Year Old
Vintage: 1979
Cask Type: Hogshead
Cask #: #10291
Bottler: Douglas Laing & Co.
Region: Islay
Type: Single Malt Scotch
Volume: 70cl



Caol Ila 35 Year Old 1979 Vintage Islay single malt Scotch whiskey. Single cask hogshead #10291 expression bottled March 2014 by Douglas Laing & Co. for the Director's Cut series. 102 bottles.

Tasting Notes


Nose: Shows ozone & hot sand initially – running to soft peated barley tones.
Palate: Sweet malt marries subtly with a sugary, lightly tarred, ashy quality.
Finish: Now smokey + a Fisherman’s Friend spiced style & a late syrupy dash.



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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