CAOL ILA STITCHELL RESERVE 750 ML

SKU: 104866 Category:

Size: 750 ML

Country: SCOTLAND

Region: ISLAND

Sub Region: ISLAY

Producer: CAOL ILA

$109.99

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Description

Caol IIa, is a lively whisky, peaty and full in flavour, without being as intense as its more famous counterparts. Its availability is limited, and with a name that is difficult to pronounce, Caol Ila has remained an almost secret Islay malt. The name – pronounced ’culleela’ is gaelic for ’Sound of Islay’. The distillery is appropriately hidden in a cove near Port Askaig, overlooking the Sound of Islay, across which the ferry chugs to the nearby island of Jura.

Caol Ila in unpeated guise. There’s no age statement, but what you get is a mix of the fresh and the mature: a vibrant attack with fresh Victoria plum, grapes, and a hint of oiliness. Give it time and the sensation is like afternoon tea at your auntie’s, with thickly-buttered scones dripping with honey or pineapple jam. The palate is equally sweet and gentle, and only needs a little drop of water to reveal light spice. A wee beauty. (Spring 2014) Reviewed by: Dave Broom

Whisky Advocate - 89 08/19/2014

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