Caol Ila 2006 Sb

Overall rating
86.18/100
votes
14
Whiskybase ID
WB73494
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Sansibar (Sb)
Bottling serie
Spirits Shop' Selection
Vintage
2006
Bottled
2015
Stated Age
09 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Cask
Number of bottles
340
Strength
51.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Samurai Label
Added on
21 oct 2015 4:58 pm by Dominique69
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 139.00

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14 × member ratings

19 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Caol Ila 2006 Sb

4 users have left 4 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 86.18 points.

  1. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Sweet peat, evoking bacon. Sturdy malt, candied lemon. Delicate flesh fruits. Has trouble deploying completely.
    • Taste
      Sweet and round despite its relative youth, it is delicate and elegant on white peach, nutmeg, cinnamon, and fine peat.
    • Finish
      Very nice on white pepper and cinnamon.

      Enthusiasm
      Nose 3/5
      Mouth & Finale 4/5

      Whisky n ° 1841

  2. lapinbilly did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Very good this CAOL ILA SANSIBAR!
    • Nose
      The nose is bright, between medicinal peat, iodine, eucalyptus and pineapple, with a little water peat and pineapple take their place with a little mint.
    • Taste
      In the mouth it is ash, a little iodine, it is creamy we can smell pineapple and a little lemon.
    • Finish
      The finish is long, peppery, ashy, smoke and herbaceous, a certain freshness persists.

  3. ElmoHC did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Caol Ila 9 yo 2006 (51,3%, Sansibar ‘Samurai label’ 2015, bourbon hogshead, 340 btl.)

    Ruben @ www.whiskynotes.be

    Nose: nice combo of bright fruits and mentholated and iodine notes.  Eucalyptus, Tiger balm. Wet wool. Unripe pineapple, perhaps a little rhubarb. Lemon peel and pretty clean peat smoke. The freshness of the mint / menthol is great. Mouth: same thoughts, very mentholy, minty and herbal. Definitely the most medicinal profile of these three. A lot of ashes. Oysters with lemon. Anise. I like the roundness and the freshness. Finish: long, plenty of liquorice, peppery notes and herbal touches.Very good selection, the minty freshness works like a charm here, and makes you forget it’s basically young whisky. Around € 115, still available in some shops.

    Score: 88/100

  4. P.A.O.K.you_are did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Caol Ila 9 yo 2006/2015 (51.3%, Sansibar and S Spirits, bourbon, 340 bottles)
    This should be very similar… Colour: white wine. Nose: indeed, but this
    one’s got a little more medicinal notes (iodine, bandages) and perhaps a
    little more pineapple as well. So it’s a little fruitier. With water: I
    get more eucalyptus and more wet dogs. Old clothes, touches of
    truffles… Mouth (neat): excellent, mentholy and earthy, so a little
    different this time. The pineapples are there too (and lemon, oysters,
    seaweed, smoke, ashes, seawater… As usual). With water: indeed, it’s a
    little fruitier. Liquorice allsorts, violet drops, anis bredala (an
    Alsatian thing)… Finish: medium, with even more sweet liquorice. Grassy
    smoke. Comments: same high quality, this one’s just a little more
    deviant, thus a little more interesting. Good, one more point. SGP:556 - 87 points.

    Whiskyfun.com

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