Overall rating
90.40/100
votes
93
Whiskybase ID
WB231590
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Connoisseurs Choice - Cask Strength
Vintage
1997
Bottled
20.10.2022
Stated Age
25 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Ex-Sherry Butt
Casknumber
12495
Number of bottles
561
Strength
60.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Kirsch Import
Market
Germany Germany
Added on
02 may 2023 8:30 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky
Overall rating
90.40/100
votes
93

Average value

€ 349.90

Whisky reviews for Caol Ila 1997 GM

16 users have left 16 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 90.40 points.

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  1. LeChiffre scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Great Caol Ila, where the sherry cask has a complementary effect, not overpowering. The price of around 250 euros can (unfortunately) almost be described as fair for 2023.
    • Nose
      Wow what a nose; meaty-smoky; sweet; grilled bacon; candied citrus notes; mineral-earthy-maritime; some seaweed; preserved fruits; Tobacco; herbal notes; some mint freshness; background oak
    • Taste
      a warming mouthfeel; still smoldering campfire and ashy to sooty notes; smoked meats; beautiful preserved fruit again; citrus; apples; Caramel; peppery notes; salty-maritime; Oak spice
    • Finish
      long and peppery warming finish; spicy; herbal notes; Caramel; smoked meats; some chocolate; Campfire smoke and ashy notes; tart-spicy oak

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