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Caol Ila 30

Caol Ila 30

Meeting Number 190
Date Tasted 2018-12-02
Region Islay
Distillery Caol Ila
Where Open Map
Product Caol Ila 30
Alcohol 55% ABV
Aggregate Score 94
COLOR
High clarity, iridescent tea filtered through limestone, Christmas tree lights, brilliant mahogany, hibiscus mango iced tea.
NOSE
A variety of expressions including vanilla, honey, butter, coffee, orange, cereal, leather, peat, salt, leather, wood, caramel and cherry blossom and nuts.
FLAVOR
A rich chorus of dark chocolate, cream, butter, citrus, salt, pepper, caramel, nuts, coffee, honey, toffee, oak, baking pies, pine needles, sweet.
FINISH
A long, extended chorus-line finish.  At full volume there were hints of caramel, orange, nuts, coffee, salt, pepper, butter, oak, soft leather, marshmallows, mint (menthol).  In short, very elegant.
COMMENTS
Deliciously complex, walls of taste.  An awesome potent dram that would have been worthy of Leonard.
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