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Overall rating
89.86/100
votes
68
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Whisky Agency (TWA)
Vintage
1979
Bottled
2012
Stated Age
33 years old
Casktype
Refill Hogshead
Number of bottles
241
Strength
53.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
for The Whisky Agency & The Nectar
Added on
02 May 2012 11:39 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 345.00

23 × in wishlist

68 × member ratings

58 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Caol Ila 1979 TWA

11 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.86 points

  1. ak47 scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Sold for 462€ at the previous auction (06.2018) on Whiskyauction.com 

  2. stefsel111 scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      92 92

  3. wataya scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      91 91

  4. Cobo scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    A very successful part, very complex
    • Nose
      Grapefruit, sweetish peaty, very intense after mouth rinsing (Odol), mint, a little vanilla, seaweed and liquorice
    • Taste
      Lemons, salt, iodine, tar, licorice, earthy round, very delicate to bacon
    • Finish
      Medium long but intense, a bit grassy, ​​again rubber and tar

  5. GIORGOS scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  6. P.A.O.K.you_are scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      90 90

  7. Hvdree scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      91 91

  8. cavalier66 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    96.5 from Jim Murray, for what it`s worth. "When you open a bottle of a 33 year old Islay you are looking for one of the times of your life.  This happily obliges".

  9. Dennis979 scored this whisky 93 points Administrator

    • Nose
      95 95
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      95 95

  10. WhiskyNotes scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Tasting notes here:
    http://www.whiskynotes.be/2012/caol-ila/caol-ila-1979-whisky-agency-nectar-2/

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