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Caol Ila Natural Cask Strength

Overall rating
86.65/100
votes
54
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2007
Strength
59.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 700 ml
Label
DIAGEO Italia S.p.A.
Added on
25 Apr 2009 1:27 pm
Cask Strength

Average value

€ 68,10

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54 × member ratings

86 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Caol Ila Natural Cask Strength

16 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.65 points

  1. Dris scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    This one was the most complex of the four. Very earthy smokiness, a bit of seaweed, herbal peat. Outstanding body, savory white oak, strong wood influence.

    Flyte results:
    https://www.whiskybase.com/whiskies/whisky/21243
    55.0% - 88
    https://www.whiskybase.com/whiskies/whisky/6272
    59.3% - 86
    https://www.whiskybase.com/whiskies/whisky/4275
    59.6% - 89
    https://www.whiskybase.com/whiskies/whisky/7640
    59.2% - 90
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  2. ctu scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Probably the best piece from the NCS series. 87/88.
    • Nose
      87 87
      Floral. Peat, earth, ash, citruses, salted minerals and spices.
    • Taste
      88 88
      Sweet peat, camphor, vanilla, citruses, cocoa and gingerbread.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Long, spicy, peaty.

  3. toklian scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    N20 P19 F20 B20

  4. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    21 19 20 19
    unfriendly and alcoholic, drink only on locations IMHO

  5. DenisLeonov scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    The Balance sheet 22 Bright, powerful, delicious! (88)
    • Nose
      The Ukhta fruit (rotten) ... grass ... soft peat .. sour cream ... wet cardboard ... 22
    • Taste
      The Mmm ... powerfully, spicy. Biscuit.
    • Finish
      The Finish spicy with fruit sour ... Burnt match ... ginger ... 22

  6. HunterRomario scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    So I tasted the next version, this time with a strength of 59.2% alcohol. Smells better than tastes.
    • Nose
      Pleasant sweet peat, earth, dirt, vanilla and strong alcohol. (86 b)
    • Taste
      Peat, alcoholic acuteness, wood. It bitches bitter bitterness, but not significantly. (84 b)

  7. Fight65 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  8. KayMeertens scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Lime, earthy peat, malt sugar, gingerbread, vanilla, milk chocolate, peach, green apple, straw and salt. A slight vegetal touch as well.
    • Taste
      Lime, peat dust, salt, vanilla, peach, gingerbread, dark chocolate, malt and wet leaves.
    • Finish
      Long with peat, lime, dark chocolate, gingerbread, salt and vanilla.

  9. Edwin de Lange scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    A great expression!

  10. granella2003 scored this whisky 94 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      The nose is spicy, medicinal and smoked. If we add a drop of water in natural explode nose notes of wet wood, fireplace off and ashes. Then the unmistakable scent of sea and brine.
    • Taste
      In the mouth it explodes with all his strength surrounds us and the wide range of flavors to emerge after a few minutes, along with the unmistakable taste: warm, rich and smoky.
    • Finish
      So long, spicy and peaty

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