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Caol Ila 26yo 1983/2009

(55.3%, The Perfect Dram, Refill Sherry Cask, 240 Bts.)
Average Score: 87
Bottle Profile
TypeScotch Single Malts (Disclosed Distilleries)
DistilleryCaol Ila
BottlerThe Perfect Dram
Brand NameCaol Ila
Year Distilled1983
Year Bottled2009
Alcohol By Volume55.3%
Other DetailsRefill Sherry Cask
Bottles240
Issued2009
Average Score87


Maniac Ratings
Serge Valentin91
Johannes van den Heuvel85
Robert Karlsson89
Konstantin Grigoriadis82
Ho-cheng Yao85
Krishna Nukala90
Luca Chichizola90
David Wankel80
Oliver Klimek87


WhiskyFun Review
http://www.whiskyfun.com/archivenovember10-1.html#091110


Tasting Notes
Robert KarlssonDry, farmy, a little earthy. Some whiffs of smoke too I believe. With time some lurking slighty berryish vanilla arrives too. With water even more complex, with leather etc. Tastewise very lively, on slight smoke, spicy maltiness and dry vanilla. Quite enjoyable indeed.
Krishna NukalaSweet & spicy nose- like mustard & vinegar. Palate- dry & smoky and peat on palate, very syrupy. Excellent dessert like finish (MMA 2010 blind tasting)
Oliver KlimekColor: Dark amber - Nose: Quite fresh, smoked ham, grapes, prunes - Palate: Peat, liquorish, raisins, nutmeg, a hint of salt and mint - Finish: Very long, dry smoke - Overall: A rare Caol Ila entirely matured in a sherry cask. Very complex with a very fitting spiciness