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Overall rating
87.41/100
votes
81
Whiskybase ID
WB58559
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Cask Strength
Vintage
10.09.2003
Bottled
13.08.2014
Calculated age
10 years old
Casktype
Refill Sherry Butts
Casknumber
302381 - 302383
Strength
59.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5020613050419
Added on
02 Oct 2014 7:13 pm by Angelos
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 85.00

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81 × member ratings

129 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Caol Ila 2003 GM

22 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.41 points

  1. GlenSikkes scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Tasting Note by G&M;

    Meat aroma's with hints of banana and fruitcake.

    The palate is sweet and spicy with fruit flavours.

    An underlying peat smoke edge lingers.

  2. Jolemann scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
      very nice peat smoke, citrus fruits, quince, slightly nutty and grassy
    • Taste
      88 88
      intense, sweet and creamy smoke, bananas and again slightly grassy
    • Finish
      87 87
      Pleasant peat smoke, bananas, iodine

  3. Vladimir Ziryanov scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
      dense, powerful, a mixture of mint and herbs, some oily base in the form of sunflower seeds, of course, everything is wrapped in peat
    • Taste
      89 89
      Oiliness comes to the fore, again mint smoothly disappearing into the bitter grass, peat power
    • Finish
      88 88
      finish, long, starting with the bitterness of grass and ending with mint tones, firebrand

  4. mr.p9 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

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

  5. kot1803 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  6. mema82 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

  7. toklian scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    N22 P21 F21 B21

    Quite nice Caol Ila. Cask strength brings grassy, aged notes in aroma. Taste and finish are complexed and powerful.
    Not bad at all!

  8. Макс scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

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

  9. DenisLeonov scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Smooth / Smooth (22) To my liking (87)
    • Nose
      Sweet, oily, jam and smoke, peat.With water appeared grassy notes ... anis.Postoyav appears sulfur (22)
    • Taste
      Sweet, spicy and very smoky .. cookies with cinnamon (22)
    • Finish
      Dry, prickly, citrus and bitterness are rare and smoke (21)

  10. mer1973 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

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