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Caol Ila 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky 200ml Bottle

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Caol Ila
12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky
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12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky 200ml
Caol Ila, pronounced 'Cull Eela' is the Gaelic name for the Sound of Isaly, which separates the Isle of Islay from its neighbour, Jura. The Caol Ila 12 Year Old Single Malt is the entry level bottling from the Caol Ila distillery. Launched in June, 2002 this single malt presents a fresh, sweetly fruity and smooth-bodied taste with a hint of Islay smokiness. If you are a fan of delicate, fragrant whiskies, this is certainly one to try.
Beverage type:
Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Alcohol Level:
43%
Bottle size:
200ml bottle Single
Product Origin:
Scotland
Expert Rating:
92
UPC code:
5000281019956
Tastes like:
Grass
Smoke
Sweet
Mint
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We guarantee the provenance and authenticity of every product we sell. You can buy from us with the confidence that the item you are receiving is 100% authentic.
About the brand
Caol Ila is derived from Gaelic Caol Ìle for "Sound of Islay" (lit. "Islay Strait") in reference to the distillery's location overlooking the strait between Islay and Jura. It was founded in 1846 by Hector Henderson. The distillery did not fare well, and changed hands in 1854 when Norman Buchanan, owner of the Isle of Jura Distillery, took over. In 1863 the business was acquired by Bulloch Lade & Co, of Glasgow, traders in whisky stocks. According to the 1871 census, Duncan Johnston was the Distillery Manager at the time. Duncan was the nephew of John Johnston of Lagavulin and cousin to the Laphroaig Johnstons and so the family were involved with yet another distillery on the island. By the 1880s over 147,000 imperial gallons (670,000 L) of whisky were produced there each year. In 1920 Bulloch Lade went into voluntary liquidation, and a consortium of businessmen formed the Caol Ila Distillery Company Ltd. In 1927 the Distillers Company acquired a controlling interest in Caol Ila, and in 1930 Scottish Malt Distillers Ltd obtained ownership of all the shares. The distillery closed during World War II, from 1942 to 1945, because of wartime restrictions on the supply of barley to distillers. From then, production continued until 1972, when the entire structure of the distillery was demolished. A larger distillery was then built, designed by George Leslie Darge in the same architectural style as many of his others with his trademark glazed curtain walls to the still houses, and production resumed in 1974. The company eventually became part of Diageo.
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Raitings & Reviews (374)
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Tomas Bian
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Wodorosty woda morska dym jodyna.
Posted on Jul 27th, 2020
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ChaH
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Light peated it's alright if there's no port charlotte Ardbeg or Laphroaig
Posted on Jul 27th, 2020
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Jeffrey Ortega
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Peat apple oak caramel/butterscotch
Posted on Jul 27th, 2020
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Dolores Doucet
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For a creased whisky I delighted in this more than I anticipated. A moderate and smooth peat flavor. Smoked ham in nose and sense of taste.
Posted on Jul 26th, 2020
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Stacey Schmidt
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Peat and smoke is available spot on however it doesn't overwhelm notes of ocean growth grapefruit coriander and salty water. On the tongue I could feel more grapefruit with dull choclate out of sight and consuming at the tip. Finish is pleasent warming with notes of pear and progressively dull choclate
Posted on Jul 26th, 2020
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Tasting Notes
Nose
Fresh, herbal. Rubbed peppermint leaves, stemmy, damp grass, smoky. Oily, cigar leaves, smoked ham, hickory. Lemon peels at the harbour.
Taste
Good body, oily, tar, elegant smoke. Hints of boiled sweets.
Finish
Long, peppery, spicy warmth, smoke.
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