Caol Ila 1991 CA

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Cadenhead's (CA)
Bottling serie
Authentic Collection
Stated Age
15 years old
Bourbon Hogshead
Number of bottles
56.3 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
20 aug 2008 8:52 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 185.00

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Whisky reviews for Caol Ila 1991 CA

3 users have left 3 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 88.38 points.

  1. grinface scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    An extremely tasty and drinkable Caol Ila that is an excellent example of the distillery. The perfectly balanced aromas and the harmonious composition make it a real treat.

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  3. Volanne scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    A quite impressive and very affordable Caol Ila if you ask me.
    • Nose
      Entrancing and heady. Full of lovely cristallized lemons, marvelously balanced by a light vanilled sweetness. A little marshmallow? Could be, but nothing cloying in there. Citrusy notes and sweetness win the battle against phenols. And I like that.
    • Taste
      Powerful! The same great citrusy notes, powered up by a rather high ABV. Nothing burning though, thanks to the nice sweetness. Peatier than on the nose, with quite some iodine solution. Very thick and bold. Great mouthfeel, realy/
    • Finish
      Looong, as it gets ashier now.

  4. Lafroy scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Smoke, citrus notes, peat sweetness, ashes, dryness, notes of sea, grounded coffee, French cake and a little bit of smoked bacon.
    • Taste
      A lot of peat sweetness, light citrus notes, a lot of smoke, a lot of dryness, spiciness and chili. Hints of ashes and a little bit of tobacco. Burns palate.
    • Finish
      Very long, very powerful and peaty with hints of pepper, tobacco and ashes. Some dryness to it.


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