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Overall rating
84.22/100
votes
34
Whiskybase ID
WB101651
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
La Maison du Whisky (LMDW)
Bottling serie
Artist Collective #1.5
Vintage
2010
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
06 years old
Casktype
Batch of 6 Casks
Number of bottles
2550
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Collective #1.5
Bottle code
L17/528
Barcode
3700597303511
Added on
03 Oct 2017 2:53 pm by lrb85
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 65.92

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34 × member ratings

71 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Caol Ila 2010 LMDW

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.22 points

  1. stnlskz scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    From the Artist Collective collection, bottled by La Maison du Whisky, this young Caol Ila is the result of a blend of six barrels.

    To the sight, it is a beautiful straw gold color, and it presents elegant luminous reflections, oscillating between yellow and white.

    This Caol Ila is a stroll by the sea. It lets us breathe a delicately saline and iodized peat, with a mineral hint. We walk on the sidewalk, before sitting down on a bench, then admiring the sea in the distance.

    By tasting it, we get closer to the waves. Feet in the sand, the wind picks up. The peat this time expresses a saline power, while intermittently distilling greener notes, which can make think of peat out of the earth, or something more herbaceous, like nettles.

    The sun is rising at the end. This whisky fades away with an astringent sensation of heat, with a smokier peat than upstream.

    This Caol Ila is the young Martin Eden. It imposes its identity (very peaty) with force, especially in the mouth, but it bears witness to a conviction that makes it an ambitious whisky.

  2. Ostap scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Big, young, but fairly even and consistent. Drinks well.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Saturated, lush, young, smoky-smoked, ash, buckwheat honey, citrus, farm notes (cowshed), steamed milk, grilled meat, salty, roasted peanuts, cranberries in powdered sugar.
    • Taste
      86 86
      Ash, buttery, meat (bacon), smoke, lemon, herbal tincture.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Pepper, meat, smoke, ash, long, knit, lemon, herbal tincture.

  3. KonstUA scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Nose 21, taste 21, finish 20, balance 21

  4. Макс scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      80 80

  5. DenisLeonov scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Balance sheet (21) Not bad for 6 years (84)
    • Nose
      Sweet, slightly scented ... grass, iodine and peat ... vanilla, peel and some kind of oil for inhalations (21)
    • Taste
      Taste of oily, pepper and ashes (21)
    • Finish
      Finish, sweet with citrus notes ... cardboard, pepper and extinct fire (21)

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