Wemyss Lemon Smoke 1996 Caol Ila

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alc./vol:
46%

Proof:
92°

Vintage:
1996

Aged:
16 years

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom


A single cask Islay malt distilled in 1996 at Caol Ila and aged 16 years in an American oak hogshead which yielded 380 bottles. Part of a range of 5 malts released by Wemyss in October 2012, each representing a different whisky region and named after flavours reminiscent of the whisky’s character.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 27/10/2012

Appearance

Clear, light to mid-golden.

Aroma

Salty smoked crispy bacon and sooty kippers with creosote and tar.

Taste

Peaty smoke, tar, soot and smoky bacon crisps with hints of the lemon promised in this malt’s name.

Aftertaste

Long, salty smoky finish with lingering tar.

Further product information

Closure: Natural cork stopper

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