First Editions Caol Ila 2009
70cl / 46% abv
Only 381 bottles of this Islay single malt have been produced as part of the First Editions series of single cask expressions from family-run bottler, Hunter Laing & Co. of Glasgow. Distilled at Caol Ila in 2009 and matured for 7 years in a refill hogshead before bottling in 2017 without chill-filtration or colouring.
Nose: full and rounded, initially sweet then a burst of iodine.
Palate: smooth and sweet vanilla custard and marzipan before seaweed and a hint of peat.
Finish: long and lingering with a touch of peat smoke.