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Overall rating
87.13/100
votes
26
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Private Collection
Vintage
08.09.1995
Bottled
11.2012
Calculated age
17 years old
Casktype
Madeira Wood Finish
Number of bottles
850
Strength
45.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
30 Mar 2013 10:46 am

Average value

€ 99.00

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26 × member ratings

36 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Caol Ila 1995 GM

1 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.13 points

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    TASTING NOTE by G&M;

    Colour: Dark Gold.

    WITHOUT WATER:

    Nose: Sweet and fruity, with influences of stewed plums, heather honey and a

    lingering cured meat aroma.

    Palate: Black cracked pepper initially with vanilla, orange zest and cinnamon

    flavours. A underlying smokiness lingers.

    WITH WATER:

    Nose: Sweet vanilla with toasted malt and a herbal edge. Tropical fruit aromas

    develop.

    Palate: Sweeter with a subtle spiciness. Stewed plums and apples with a subtle

    cigar ash edge.

    Body: Medium.

    Finish: Long, sweet and smoky.

    Cask Type(s): Finished in Madeira casks.

    Whisky Style: Robust and complex Islay malt - with sweet wine influences.

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