Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Bottled by: Gordon & MacPhail 70cl / 59.6%
Gordon & MacPhail just keep coming out with tempting long-aged beauties, and here's another one - a 20-year-old first fill sherry butt of Caol Ila aged at the company's Elgin warehouses.
This Caol Ila is a single cask of the 2000 vintage, bottled in 2021 as a 20-year-old for Gordon & MacPhail's Connoisseurs Choice Cask Strength range at its full cask strength - yielding an extraordinary 612 bottles at an impressive 59.6%.
Gordon & MacPhail
|Series||Connoisseurs Choice Cask Strength|
|Cask Type||First Fill Sherry Butt|
Nose: Rich vanilla aromas give way to sultanas and cured meats.
Palate: Smooth flavours of black pepper intertwine with red apple and dark chocolate.
Finish: A long and smoky finish with lingering citrus.