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Item ID: 211014
Old Particular-Caol Ila 15 Year Old.
From Douglas Laing.
Only 321 bottles.
Refill Hogshead Ref-DL14405.
Distilled August 2005 at Caol Ila distillery.
Bottled October 2020.
Single malt Scotch whisky.
Douglas Laing’s “Old Particular” is a particularly unique series of individually hand-selected aged Single Cask Malts’ and Single Cask Single Grains from all over Scotland. Each is bottled exactly the way the distiller intended: without colouring, or chill-filtration.
Distillery: Caol Ila
Bottle Size: 70cl
Limited Edition: One of 321 bottles produced.
Approx. Shipping Weight: 2.5kg
Comments: Please select Description below for more information.
4 in stock
Tasting Notes-Old Particular-Caol Ila 15 Year Old 48.4%
Strong maritime qualities, charred meats and a hint of Mezcal.
Citrus fruits,lemon shortbread, charred oak and juicy mango.
Damp wood, kiln-dried barley, orange zest and seaweed (CGL).
Notes from Douglas Laing
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.
Notes from Caol Ila.
Douglas Laing & Co Ltd
Was established in 1948 by Fred Douglas Laing. It has been a proudly independent family owned Scotch Whisky business for over 65 years.
They believe not adding any colouring or chill filtering their spirits and allow the naturally present oils, fats and enzymes in the whisky to make their own special contribution to its nose, mouthfeel, palate and finish.
Notes from Douglas Laing
|Dimensions||14 × 14 × 39 cm|
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