This review focuses on an exceptional expression of Caol Ila and this was bottled as a joint effort between four bars in Singapore:
- The Exciseman
- The Single Cask
- The Swan Song
- The Wall
This expression was distilled in 2007, matured in a bourbon hogshead for 12 years before being bottled at a cask strength abv of 57.8% in 2019.
So, let's dive right into the review!
The Single Cask Caol Ila 2007 12 Years Old (57.8% abv)
Nose: Malt, lime, peat and orange, followed by vanilla, oak, bay leaves and green tea. Palate: Sweet malt, lime and peat at the fore, followed by oak, bay leaves, green tea, orange and a hint of vanilla. Finish: Long finish, with malt, lime, peat, green tea and vanilla.
This expression is available in limited quantities by the dram or as a part of a flight and can also be purchased by the bottle while stocks last at the following link: