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Overall rating
88.09/100
votes
25
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Authentic Collection
Vintage
1995
Bottled
03.2009
Stated Age
13 years old
Number of bottles
561
Strength
60.4 % Vol.
Size
50 ml 700 ml
Added on
31 Jul 2009 2:25 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 59.00

4 × in wishlist

25 × member ratings

15 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Caol Ila 1995 CA

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.09 points

  1. JacobaEd scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

  2. wbarchive_336582 scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    malthead: 87 points
    https://www.malthead.org/malthead/caol-ila-13yrs-cadenhead-1995-2009-tasting

  3. Hvdree scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. Rowald Sweet Empire scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Explosive unit. Lots of flavours in nose and taste. A great combination of spices, wood, red fruits and a thick smoky taste. Not for the faint hearted.

  5. Willie JJ scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    I got a pair of these from Cadenhead's and this is the last of the
    first bottle. It's pretty rare to see Caol Ila in a sherry cask and one
    of this quality is rare indeed. I wish I had bought more. Yum Yum.
    • Nose
      Like a christmas cake doused in Cointreau, dusted with peat and set on fire. Simply wonderful
    • Taste
      Plenty of peat, like chewing a small chunk, then the marmalade coats it
      with sweet orange and lemon before it bursts into flame once again.
    • Finish
      The maritime character emerges here, with dried sea salt and shell-fish and it goes on and on.

  6. Lafroy scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      It starts with a lot of citrus notes, smoke, ashes and matches. Strong notes of peat, burning branches, asphalt and old oak.
    • Taste
      Very intensive, dominated by sweetness, spiciness, pepper and peat, chili, asphalt and dryness. Some hints of oil and varnish. Additionally some notes of citrus notes.
    • Finish
      Very long, dominated by pepper, Tabasco, hot spices and pet smoke.

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