Wemyss Caol Ila Smokehouse 1996 (bottled 2011)

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  • alc./vol:
    46%

    Proof:
    92°

    Vintage:
    1986

    Aged:
    15 years

    Closure: Natural cork stopper

    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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