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Caol Ila-Gordon & MacPhail 14 Year Old 56.8%

£89.00

(£74.17  Exc Vat)

 

Item ID:190683

Caol Ila-Gordon & MacPhail.

14 Year Old.

Filled 2005.

Bottled 09.09.2019.

By Gordon and Macphail.

Refill sherry hogshead.

Cask No. 301506.

Batch 19/141.

One of 275 bottles produced.

 

Item Information

Distillery: Caol Ila

Bottle Size: 70cl

Limited Edition: Only 275 bottles produced

Strength: 56.8% abv

Region: Islay

Approx. Shipping Weight: 2.5kg

Comments: Please select Description below for more information.

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Description

Tasting Notes-Caol Ila-Gordon & MacPhail 14 Year Old 56.8%

Nose:

Soft smoke and cured meat aromas lead to orange marmalade.

Taste:

Smooth, golden syrup complements intense malted biscuit with sweet toffee.

Finish:

A long and lingering finish with cocoa powder and lemon zest.

 

 

Caol Ila Distillery

Pronounced ‘cull-eela’ in gaelic, the distillery was established in 1846 by Glasgow distillery owner Hector Henderson. Located 1 mile from Port Askaig, North East of the Isle of Islay in a beautiful setting with amazing views of the Sound of Islay looking over to the Paps of Jura.

 

By 1863 traders Bulloch Lade & Co took over the distillery and business was good selling blended whisky. The distillery changed hands 3 times over 20 Years and by 1879 had its own pier and and steamships took the whisky to the mainland.

 

In 1920 Bulloch Lade & Co went into liquidation and sold to JP O’Brien Ltd who then sold it to Caol Ila Distillery.Co.Ltd and re-opened it in 1934 but in 1941 because of restrictions on barley and people power the distillery had to close once again.

 

Eventually re-opening again, by 1972 the distillery had increased production, it also expanded and by 1974 demand for blended whisky also increased.

 

Today the distillery with friendly staff and tourists visiting from all over the world makes it a wonderful place to visit and being able to buy from their selection of single malt whiskies makes it an enjoyable experience.

 

Gordon and MacPhail

Is a family business over 120 years.  Since 1895 they have been committed to the art of maturing scotch whisky. Over the years they have created a unique collection of single malt whisky. Their stocks include rare expressions and exceptional one-offs which makes them popular.

 

Lying at the heart of their unrivalled portfolio, this range demonstrates the pursuit of perfection in matching cask with spirit.

 

These single cask and small batch expressions offer an ever-changing collection of unique perspectives on distilleries’ own bottlings.

 

For the malt whisky explorer this delivers a journey of discovery through different flavours, finishes, strengths and vintages-from Gordon and MacPhail.

 

 

Top……..Limited Edition Malt Whisky.…….Core Range

Additional Information
Weight 2.5 kg
Dimensions 27 × 16 × 39 cm
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