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Overall rating
88.31/100
votes
20
Whiskybase ID
WB80167
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Eiling Lim (EL)
Bottling serie
11th Release
Vintage
2006
Bottled
01.07.2015
Stated Age
09 years old
Number of bottles
109
Strength
51.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Added on
21 Mar 2016 9:55 pm by aphex
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 127.05

4 × in wishlist

20 × member ratings

18 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Caol Ila 2006 EL

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.31 points

  1. ConvalRen scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      86 86

  2. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Very high quality Caol Ila, certainly one of the best under 10 year old Malts I have ever had.
    • Nose
      Very elegant, vanilla, light honey, toffee, Parmesan, fennel far behind with distill, extinct incense sticks, brown sugar, algae, flowers, some lychee and banana delicate
    • Taste
      Honey, icing sugar, fennel, lavender, white pepper, liquorice, old incense sticks, green and white tea, full in the mouth yet elegant, rose water, flower meadow, sea water, fine iodine and pebbles, a hint of rye bread
    • Finish
      Beautifully aromatic, such as a fragrant tree, lavender, rosemary, oregano, cumin, nutmeg and white pepper, licorice and flower scent, medium to long, later drier with oak and young leather

  3. lukeboone scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

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

  4. Th3WhiskyColl3ctor scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      92 92

  5. Andytka3 scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    N-
    Cool morning sea breeze, with fishing net and fiber ropes in the air.
    Lightly tar and iodine underlay. Right touch of distant smokes with
    sour berries fruits.

    P- Explosive of flavours with good strength building up on palate. Nutty and spicy. Match stick, charred oak. F- Smooth and long. Dried prunes layers with ginger scents smokes. Dry
    mouthfeel. Well mature for a 9YO, probably was from a quarter cask.

    — at The Whisky Bar, Kuala Lumpur.
    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      94 94
    • Finish
      95 95

  6. ThS scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    A young Islay neither more nor less good than another. What we find today, what. And overpriced. The Peat - Elements of Islay, almost 3 times cheaper, is just as good ...

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