Caol Ila 12 years old, a single malt whisky near Port Askaig on the isle of Islay, Scotland.
Another name of Caol Ila translates to “Sound of Islay” . And in reference to the distillery’s location overlooking the strait between Islay and Jura.
It is one of the lighter Islay whiskies, pale in colour, with peaty, floral and peppery notes.
The nose is quite light, yet fragrant. Notes of fresh cereal and grist, some barley sweetness and a nutty note. Acacia honey creeps in with gentle warmth. The palate is good body, oily, tar, elegant smoke. Hints of boiled sweets.
A hint of calvados and tannic oak lining the mouth. Freshness and roundness is evident to this dram. The finish is Long, peppery, spicy warmth, smoke.
It comes with a box.
Price: HKD $ 595