Caol Ila 2007 KI

Overall rating
88.14/100
votes
11
Whiskybase ID
WB213918
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Kirsch Import (KI)
Bottling serie
Simply Good Whisky
Vintage
2007
Bottled
2022
Stated Age
14 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Hogshead
Casknumber
KI-0004
Strength
50.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Kirsch Import
Market
de Germany
Added on
04 jul 2022 6:11 pm by Malzbrenner
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 98.39

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Whisky reviews for Caol Ila 2007 KI

6 users have left 6 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 88.14 points.

  1. WiltChamberlain scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

  2. MaroFF scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Whisky surprisingly well balanced, with lots of citrus, pipe tobacco.
    Alcohol very well hidden, maybe a little less spicy
    • Nose
      87 87
      fresh, sweet, citrus, orange, lemon, some wet grass, pipe smoke, seaweed
    • Taste
      87 87
      quite greasy, slightly spicy, bitter, pepper, young oak, lemon peel, grapefruit, anise candies
    • Finish
      85 85
      long, warming, quite sweet, slightly bitter end with a hint of charcoal, burnt milk and bitter orange

  3. dram-drinker scored this whisky 90 points Photo Moderator

    Fruity and balanced CI - really good
    • Nose
      89 89
      Citric, vanilla, little leafy, green banana, seabreeze, iodine, little medicinal, whiffs of peat and smoke, some minerals, honey - really not bad
    • Taste
      90 90
      Oily, creamy, citrusy, lemon, some orange peel, honey, good sweetness, cigar tobacco, peat, herbs, some smoke, spices - pretty good
    • Finish
      90 90
      Medium long, warm, fruity, citrusy, some peat and smoke, spices, some minerals

  4. PanAroma0815 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

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

  5. LeChiffre scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Very nice classic Islay malt from the Caol Ila distillery. Offers everything I expect from it.
    • Nose
      sea air; salty; Seaweed; mussel shells; citrus notes; plus sweet vanilla notes as a nice counterpoint, campfire smoke
      - very maritime on the nose and fresh citrus notes, classic Caol Ila
    • Taste
      oily mouthfeel, also very maritime in the mouth; Seaweed; mussel shells; fresh citrus notes; some oak; noticeable pepper; smoky
    • Finish
      peppery-spicy; citrus; mineral; a bit of salt; delicate oak; smoke (slightly ashy and a hint of iodine)

  6. ClixMalt scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Reserved nose, but then very good, typical Bourbon cask Caol Ila. Delicious.
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      91 91

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