Caol Ila 9 years old (D.2010, B.2020) Signatory Vintage / 60,1%/ –
Signatory Vintage founded in 1988 by Andrew and Brian Symington is one of the leading independent whisky bottling companies. On every cask strength bottling the Symingtons always include much appreciated information – the cask number, date of distillation and bottling and number of bottles filled. Caol Ila 9 years old presented here was distilled on September 22, 2010 and aged in refill sherry butt no. 316659. Bottled at natural strength of 60.1% abv as part of the prestigious Cask Strength Collection on February 10, 2020 with an outrun of 673 bottles.
Nose: peat smoke and sherry, grilled meats, plums, apricots, black cherries, oranges, banana bread, milk chocolate, traces of rubber and tarry ropes.
Palate: peat smoke and ashes, crème brûlée, milk chocolate, oranges, bananas, cinnamon, black pepper, barbecued ribs and whiffs of sea breeze.
Finish: very long and warming, with notes of crème brûlée, raisins, prunes, pepper, grilled meats and peat smoke.