Caol Ila SMWS 53.201

Caol Ila SMWS 53.201
WhiskyCaol Ila SMWS 53.201
TypeSingle Malt
Age18 years old
Rating 89/100
Reviews of Caol Ila SMWS 53.201
says on January 13, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: White wine

General description

Nose : while I initially got the smoke /peat right away, it gets more complex and I then get the lavander, iodine and honey.
Palate : round sweet and floral at first, peat kicks in pretty quickly and brings up seaweed notes.
Finish : long peaty and salty finish. Really long finish, getting malt notes there as well, calls for another sip to check what I previously tasted...

Adding water made it more floral and much more smokey to me.

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Flavour profile

  • Hot
  • Twig
  • Sweet
  • Straw
  • Smoke
  • Sauce
  • Sand
  • Powder
  • Perfume
  • Oyster
  • Mediocre
  • Liquorice
  • Lavender
  • Lapsang
  • Iodine
  • Intense
  • Grapefruit
  • Fire
  • Coal
  • Chocolate
  • Burn
  • Bright
  • Barley
  • Ash
  • Amazing
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