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Caol Ila
Whisky: Caol Ila 1982-2007
Serie: First Cask
Age: 25 years
Type: Single malt
   
Distilled: 09-02-1982
Bottled: 17-04-2007
Cask #: 741
Bottles: 220
Strength: 60,8%
   
Distillery: Caol Ila Distillery
Bottler: Whisky Import Nederland
Country: Scotland: Islay
   
 
Date: 13-11-2010
Nose: Gentle, spices, flowers, slightly sharp, clove, some sea salt, slightly medicinal, slightly peaty.
Flavour: Spices, white pepper, sal ammoniac, nuts, medicinal, peaty, honey, wood, red fruit, sherryish finish.
Body: A little rough, round, full, brilliantly dynamic, grandiose finish.
Comments: To be abolutely honest, it does need a little water. The result though is nothing but astonishing.
Rating: ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ +--- (9.25)
   
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