Caol Ila Distillers Edition Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

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Produced by: Caol Ila Distillery
Owned by: Diageo plc
UK distribution by: Diageo Great Britain
International trade PR by: Cognis Public Relations

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alc./vol: 43%

Proof: 86°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

Each of Diageo’s ‘Distillers Edition’ bottlings benefits from a second maturation or ‘finish’ in casks that have previously held fortified wine, in Caol Ila case a few months in Moscatel casks.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 21/09/2013

Appearance:

(2012 release) Clear, mid golden. Very oily.

Aroma:

Zesty orange marmalade with earthy smoke and floral shrubbery.

Taste:

Oily marmalade with faint wisp of smoke and slight muscatel sweetness lightening and extending the palate.

Aftertaste:

Short to medium finish with gentle salty spice and faint smoke.

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