- Caol Ila 27 Year Old 1983 Rare Auld
Single cask #3620. 27-year old Coal Ila from the award winning Duncan Taylor, Rare Auld series. Distilled May 1983 and bottled March 2011. 332 numbered bottles.
Nose: Sweet smoke, oranges, menthol, fisherman's friends, oily. A faint meaty spam like note (in a good way). Old tents and a touch of toffee. Palate: Honey, soft ashiness, lemon cheesecake, cherriesand then some wet ash. Lots of peachesand cream in this one.
Caol Ila Distillery
Caol Ila Single Malt Whisky
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 whisky distillery on Islay it produces peated and some un-peated malt whisky 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.