Caol Ila 18 year old
70cl / 43% abv
Caol Ila takes its name from the Gaelic for ' sound of Islay'. In 1879 the pier was buuilt to allow 'puffers' to load and unload cargo.
Nose: Damp cut grass, herb garden, the remnants of a bonfire on a beach.
Palate: A walk by the sea bringing mild, sweet oaky notes and a pocketful of parma violets.
Finish: Long and floral with some charred oak.