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Cl12

Islay single malt scotch whisky

This whisky from Caol Ila was distilled in 2011  and aged for seven years in two refill sherry butts which yielded a total of 1,901 bottles. A solid coastal malt, it balances briny freshness with minerals, young grassy flavours, herbs and peat.     

  • Core Flavour

    Apple, minerals, brine and citrus
  • Cask details

    2011 distillate aged in two refill sherry butts
  • Strength

    57.5%
  • Distillery

  • Distillery status

    OPEN
  • Approved by

Tasting notes

  • Nose

    Classically maritime. Slate tiles, saltwater, warm tarmac on a sunny day. Sour apple sweets, Pouilly-Fumé wine, aguardiente, rhubarb and custard.
  • Palate

    Astringent smoke with salt and liquorice. More orchard fruits, alongside green grass and citrus zest. Lots of cigarette notes, cold smoked meats, chervil and tarragon.
  • Finish

    Peaty finish with cloudy lemonade, coal dust, fresh herbs and grapefruit peel.

Flavour

  • Apple
  • Sea salt
  • Citrus
  • Smoke
  • Tarragon
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