Overall rating
Single Malt
Caora (Cao)
Bottling serie
Calculated age
06 years old
1st Fill Koval Rye Barrel
Number of bottles
60.9 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
17 Aug 2017 1:26 pm by mvonrohr
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 60.00

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Whisky Reviews for Caol Ila 2011 Cao

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.18 points

  1. BeatF scored this whisky 83 points Moderator

    pleasing little fellow, best enjoyed on a misty bog pond in the middle of the forest, from whose trees it is still dripping from the previous rain into the water. Thanks a lot to the donor for the sample!
    • Nose
      medical phenol, leather, citrus and even some vanilla
    • Taste
      All comes well over to the palate
    • Finish
      A little bit surprisingly mossy, fern-like, even licorice-like elements penetrate the leg's exit, a boletus also peeks out inquisitively, all of course, continue to be ensnared by the phenol

  2. pe scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    Caol Ila 6 yo 2011/2017 ‘UAN’ (60.9%, Caora, Koval rye barrel, cask #900033, 140 bottles)

    A very lovely arty label by our Swiss friends. Not too sure about what UAN means, but I guess you could put this bottle on display at the MoMA. Colour: white wine. Nose: some very fresh, slightly mashy young Caol Ila with a layer of croissant dough and apple compote, plus some lemon juice and a moderate smokiness. With water: a funny tequila-y side, or rather a whole bowl of margarita. Mouth (neat): sharp and punchy, all on limejuice. Really all on limejuice, cool climate riesling, and the sharpest sauvignon blanc ever. With water: same feeling, plus a few fennel seeds, aniseed… Thick mouth feel, almost limoncello-y. Finish: long, extremely lemony, which is good of course. More straight smoke in the aftertaste, it’s late yet big smoke. Comments: I don’t think it’s very easy to find out about what comes from the rye but this fairly abstract little baby pleases me a lot. 

    86 points.


  3. PeterNoster scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      75 75

  4. mvonrohr scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83


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