Caol Ila Cask Strength 2001 (Gordon & MacPhail)
70cl, 59.6% abv
Caol Ila Cask Strength 2001 (Gordon & MacPhail) Single Malt Whisky is from Gordon & MacPhail's range of high strength single malt whiskies from distilleries across Scotland. It was bottled at a natural cask strength of 59.6% abv and takes its colour directly from oak casks without being chill filtered. The highly individual label on each bottle indicates the cask number and the bottling date, along with the distillation year and strength. This is one fine dram.
Colour: Dark gold.
Nose: Initially sweet aromas with cooked pear notes and sea air. Soft sherry influences develop.
Palate: Sweet, spicy with ripe banana and orange notes. Underlying peat smoke edge prevails.
Finish: Long, sweet and smokey.