Gordon & MacPhail, Connoisseurs Choice Caol Ila 2004, 46% 700ml
Nose without Water Cured bacon with maple syrup aromas mingles with red apple and hint of fresh lemon.
Palate without Water Creamy yet spicy with ginger, orange, and ripe banana flavours which are complemented by a charred ash edge.
Nose with Water Lemon and lime cordial notes mingle with apple, pear, and sweet candied fruits. A subtle heather aroma develops and combines with subtle peat smoke.
Palate with Water Creamy with pineapple, burnt marshmallow, and smooth white chocolate with hints of vanilla. Apple and ginger flavours develop finishing with a lingering smoke edge.
Body Light to medium.
Finish Long, spicy and smoky.
Colour Pale Gold.
Style A sweet and spicy Islay malt.
Cask Type First and refill bourbon barrels.
2017 Spirit Selection by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles Gold
2017 The Scotch Whisky Masters Gold
2016 Scotch - Single Malt - Islay - 12 YO - Cask Finish & Cask International Wine and Spirits Competition Silver