2013 Claxton's Warehouse No.1 Caol Ila 8 Year Old Cask Strength Single Malt Scotch Whisky (700ml)
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2013 Claxton's Warehouse No.1 Caol Ila 8 Year Old Cask Strength Single Malt Scotch Whisky (700ml)

Islay, SCOTLAND
$160. 00 Bottle
$1920.00 Dozen
ABV: 58.5%

Red wine with Caol Ila hasn't failed us yet. Seductively smokey throughout, as expected, with sweet, toasty notes giving way to whiffs of creamy peat; the profile has better integration than most Caol Ila's of this ilk delivering a superb combination of sooty phenols and cherry ripe chocolate, riddled with spikes of pepper. Also salty and tangy, with satisfying length and freshness to finish. A perfect match. 305 bottles. Portuguese red wine barrel matured. 58.5% Alc./Vol. Non chill filtered.

Notes from Claxtons... Nose: Meringue notes. Peaches. The peat is sweet but not dominant. Palate: Bursting with Salt & Pepper peatiness with a more than a hint of a creamy-fruit-laden dessert. Sweet menthol notes. Finish: Long and full of those menthol notes that linger long into the aftertaste.