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Caol Ila - 1999 Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice Range

Islay Malt Whisky
Caol Ila - 1999 Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice Range

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  • BottlerGordon and MacPhail
  • DistilleryCaol Ila
  • Vintage1999

Colour: Pale amber.

Tasting notes, undiluted: Nose: Oily with hints of kippers and creosote. Cereal notes with rounding sweet, medicinal elements. Palate: Sweet and medicinal with some floral/birch wood flavours. The smoky/peaty notes begin to build up.

With water: Nose: Earthy with leather and tobacco aromas. Floral and medicinal notes with oily, smoky aromas. Palate: Medicinal (germolene) with nutty flavours. Subtle fruitiness interlaced with peaty notes.

Body: Complex. Finish: Slight medicinal edge. Cask type: Refill Sherry Casks. Style: A rich and complex expression - full of Islay character but with some subtle elements.

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