Caol Ila 10 2007 Gordon & MacPhail

Caol Ila 10 2007 G&M

Price: Discontinued

Distilled/Owned by:Caol Ila / Gordon and MacPhail

Region:Islay

59% ABV

Aged For:10 Years (Distilled 2007)

Mashbill:100% malted barley

Cask Type:Refill sherry casks

Chill Filtered:No

Color Added:No

 


 

Color: Brass

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Ashy smoke, gentle peat, charcoal, grilled brisket, raspberries, oak, and sherry

Feel: Medium to full body

Taste: Fruity with a touch of pepper, cinnamon, sour smoke, ash, raisins, oak

Finish: Dried fruits and applesauce, ashy smoke, medium warmth and length

Thoughts: I’m finding that even with higher proof Caol Ila’s I am missing an oomph I look for in my whiskey. They make some good malt, but it’s always a touch too light for my preferences.

Score: 81 out of 100

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