No age statement
Category: Islay single malt whisky
Product of: United Kingdom
This is the sixth limited release of unpeated Caol Ila, the second at twelve-years-old. Only one batch per year of unpeated malt for blending in the "highland-style" is produced and this particular 1999 batch was aged in first fill ex-bourbon American Oak casks.
Sampled on 20/10/2011
Clear yellow gold.
Cream of soda vanilla and lemon meringue pie nose with buttery macadamia nuts in wood chips with a note of old-fashioned oil paint.
Dry, lightly spicy palate with lemon curd on buttered well-done toast.
Medium length spiced finish.
Closure: Crown cap