Caol Ila 12 Year Old 2003 Sassicaia Wood Finish
70cl, 45% abv
Another great release from Gordon & MacPhail's "Private Collection". This Caol Ila single malt whisky was finished in casks that previously housed Sassicaia wine (one of the most sought after wines in the world) from Bolgheri in Italy. This is a release of 4,100 bottles. It was distilled 10th September 2003 and bottled in 2016. It has an abv of 45%.
Nose: Peat smoke with ripe fruits.
Palate: Burnt orange peel and dried apricot.
Finish: Long - peat with notes of redcurrant.