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Whisky: Caol Ila 2006-2015
Serie: Individual Cask Bottling
Age: 9 years
Type: Single malt
   
Distilled: 2006
Bottled: 2015
Cask Type: Bourbon hogshead
Cask #: 303050
Bottles: 60
Strength: 56.7%
   
Distillery: Caol Ila Distillery
Bottler: A. D. Rattray
Country: Scotland: Islay
   
 
Date: 30-07-2016
Nose: Gentle peat, some hazelnut, a pint of paprika powder.
Flavour: Some peat, gentle sea salt, some wood, pepper, nutmeg, a little mint.
Body: Round, pleasantly tingling, pleasantly viscous on the cheeks, slightly creamy.
Comments: It's not a big winner but with it's nice peat, pleasant body and decent finish it's a worthy part of the participant field.
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