Wemyss Caol Ila Smokehouse 1996 (bottled 2011)

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Closure: Natural cork stopper

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Produced by: Caol Ila Distillery
Owned by: Wemyss Malts

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alc./vol: 46%

Proof: 92°

Vintage: 1986

Aged: 15 years

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

From the Caol Ila Distillery and aged 15 years in a hogshead, this single cask, bottling at natural strength without chill filtration or the addition of caramel. Release comprises 363 bottles.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 16/02/2012

Appearance:

Clear, pale golden yellow.

Aroma:

As the name implies, it's smoky - hickory, with liquorice, old-fashioned greengrocers' shop and tar.

Taste:

Barbeque charcoal, smoked kippers and vegetal palate with faint almond and will integrated spice.

Aftertaste:

Earthy, liquorice finish with lingering vegetal smokiness.

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