Caol Ila 25years Old Islay Single Malt Whisky 700ml
that is exquisite. It's an extremely subtle whisky: the flavours are perfectly balanced and integrated, so it requires contemplation to pick apart. It's very warming without being at all harsh. Oily, ashy, sweet with dashes of orange and grapefruit juice. A little honey, but not much. Maritime - evoking harbour walls, winter sea spray, sea weed. The smoke is very mellow indeed, not aggressive in the slightest. The finish is oily, salty, with a touch of pepper, and it's very long.
Islay, Malt Whisky, Scotch Whisky, Scotland, UK