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Overall rating
86.94/100
votes
84
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Cask Strength
Vintage
18.07.2006
Bottled
30.05.2017
Calculated age
10 years old
Casktype
First Fill Sherry Casks
Casknumber
306183+4, 306186+7
Strength
60.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
170922
Barcode
5020613063624
Added on
11 Jul 2017 10:33 am by Ras Mazunga
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 108,68

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Whisky Reviews for Caol Ila 2006 GM

17 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.94 points

  1. stollimaus did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Whisky Fun gave this bottling 13.02.2018 unbelievable 92 points! http://www.whiskyfun.com/#130218
    The points here at Whiskybase are currently at 85.84 in 21 reviewers.
    I'm curious to see how the spotting develops here in the near future ... ;-)

  2. Achany scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Nose was a bit disappointing at first, it took some time until aromas developed. The Taste was much more complex. Sweet sherry influence combined with some salt and bacon. A lot of peat, cold smoke, ashes, the influence of a permanent seabreeze. Just wonderful - the ABV was integrated nicley and did not need any water at all. Just a really nice peated dram!
    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. dram-drinker scored this whisky 87 points Moderator

    All in all it is pretty light and drinkable which is surprising given the 60+%abv - however, not going over 90 points
    • Nose
      Intense sea breeze, salty, smoked oysters, brown sugar, just little fruitiness
    • Taste
      Punchy, citric, fine peaty and smoky, a bit salty, peaches, apples
    • Finish
      Long and warm

  4. Dre73 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Powerfull and rough whisky, hefty, with lot's of high Abv influence. Still enough room for other tastes, pungent and warming.
    • Nose
      87 87
      Peat and smoke, tobacco, fruity as well. Apples, strong alcohol, honey and vanilla.
    • Taste
      88 88
      Strong, pepper, very pungent and warming, sal ammoniac. Alcohol is very strong and prominent. Sweet, honey, oranges, some chocolate, caramel and tobacco.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Still a lot of pepper and alcohol, strong, warming. Bonfire smoke, peat, fruit, caramel. Long finish.

  5. Patrick93 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  6. Cheng Chee Kaan scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      83 83

  7. detachedblue scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    An excellent young Caol Ila, hard to find any sherry influence here, but the quality of the distillate is really good.
    • Nose
      89 89
      Austere, a lot of seashells, sea salts. Pear drops and "sourness" from the new oak. BBQ meat, a modern young peater without the disgusting new oak and artificial nuttiness I found from others.
    • Taste
      87 87
      A really smooth mouthfeel despite high ABV. Intense and minty, a lot of sweet barley.
    • Finish
      90 90
      A rather long finish with camphor, dark chocolates, a lot of spices.

  8. mandragoru scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  9. Fight65 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

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

  10. rpvdwel scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

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