Distilled at The Caol Ila distillery in November1990. Bottled in Glasgow August 2011. Aged 20 years old at 46.0% alc/vol. Un-chill filtered, no artificial colouring.
A delicate sweet bouquet presenting aromas fudge and toffee. A full and long bodied malt. Sweet and smoky lingering aftertaste.
Caol Ila distillery pronounced Cull-eela, meaning Sound of Islay, is situated on the East coast of Islay, in the most peaceful part of the island overlooking the Isle of Jura. It is thought to have been built around 1846. The distillery sources its water from Loch Torrabus, a Loch considered to hold the purest water on the island. Caol Ila is a main component of Johnnie Walker and Bells and only a small quantity finds its way onto the market through Independent Malt Whisky Bottlers. The Caol Ila malt is one of the top malts produced on the island due to its location it does not have the brutal in your face flavours of the traditional Islay malts.