- Caol Ila 35 Year Old 1980 Old & Rare
Caol Ila 35 Year Old 1980 vintage Islay single malt Scotch whisky. Single cask refill hogshead bottled April 2016 by Hunter Laing & Co. for the Old & Rare Paltinum series. 46 numbered bottles.
This whisky has notes on the nose of peat, bonfire ash, seaweed and sea salt. The palate is smooth and spicy with peat, chimney smoke and fragrant green herbs. The finish is long and lingering with a subtle spice and peat influence remaining.
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.