Caol Ila 2011 Wilson & Morgan 8 Year Old Bot.2019 ABV 46% with Gift Box (1st Fill Bourbon)

Caol Ila


A textbook young Caol Ila, fully showcasing the distillery style and the influence of the first fill bourbon casks. At the nose, it offers only a hint of the peaty intensity it has in store: very medicinal, very phenolic, but almost friendly. There are even some farmy notes, a slight touch of butter and vanilla, for a soft first approach. But Islay malts like to take you off-guard… At the first sip, a huge maritime blast of iodine and peat, ashy and tarry, envelops your senses. After the initial shock, you start to get the delicious nuances: a fruity freshness of bananas and ripe white wine. Again, it’s almost buttery, before turning clean, mineral and very lemony, with the peat burning hot and thick for several minutes.


      Volume 70cl
      ABV 46%
      Type Single Malt Scotch Whisky
      Age 8
      With Box Yes


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