Price: $100 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: Highland Park / Edrington Group
Mashbill: 100% malted barley
Aged For: 18 years
Cask Type: First-fill bourbon
Chill Filtered: Yes
Color Added: No
Color: Pale gold
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Honey, malt, white grapes, ash, light peat, citrus, salt, minerals
Mouthfeel: Medium body
Palate/Taste: Pepper, vanilla, cinnamon, smoke, leather, light salt and costal spray
Finish: Medium warmth and length, peat smoke and pepper, ash taste returns with vanilla
Thoughts: So to me this tastes like what I’d image Caol Ila with balls would taste like, still nothing mind blowing and I think the “Full Volume” is a marketing misstep for this bottle.
Score: 80 out of 100