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CAOL ILA ISLAY SINGLE MALT 1996 Cream of Islay, Single Cask
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer WEMYSS
Light yellow colour. Vibrant, attractive, faintly floral (wild daisies), gently peaty, caramel-tinged nose. Dry, medium-full bodied, harmonious, intense, slightly spicy, ripe plum flavours with lots of lingering, faintly salty, caramel notes. CSPC 273896
Type Spirit - Scotch Whisky
Agent Chu Cel
Country Scotland
Region
Rating ***(92 points)
Smooth, Slightly Smoky, Caramel
LCBO Note Status A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
This Single Cask Single Malt was bottled exclusively for Vintages. This fine Islay whisky is the equivalent of 15 years old, though the bottler doesn’t indicate it explicitly on the label. Wemyss Malts is an independent bottler who purchases casks from producers and then ages them in their warehouses to their schedule. As a result of the unique handling (or in some cases, such as this, single-cask bottlings), these whiskies offer an intriguing variation on a distillery’s house style. Price $ 149.95
Bottle Size 700 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - July 7, 2012
Cases bought 58 (6 bottles per case)

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