CAOL ILA - 1969 The Private Collection RangeIslay Malt Whisky
Colour: Golden Brown.
Tasting notes, undiluted: Nose: Sweet sherry notes with peaty and ozone aromas and hints of herbal notes. Palate: Salty, ozone driftwood flavours with sweet elements slowly developing with sherry notes.
With water: Nose: Strong peaty aromas with a sherry and fruit influence - orange marmalade and bruised apples. Palate: Ozone and driftwood flavours with sweet medicinal notes with an underlying sherry and fruit influence.
Body: Balanced and soft - full of flavour. Finish: Peat smoke with a touch of sherry. Cask Type: Refill Sherry Hogshead. Style: The Islay and sherry elements are beautifully balanced - a classic Caol Ila.