Product Information

Lot No: 0418/916
Distillery: Caol Ila Distillery
Bottler: Scotch Malt Whisky Society
Country: Scotland
Vintage: 1983
Bottling Date: 2003
Age: 20
Bottle Size: 70cl
Strength: 58.1% / 101.6 Proof

Caol Ila 1983-2003 - 20 Year Old - SMWS 53.62

Cross Reference To Delivery Table: 2.00

1 bottle Caol Ila 1983 - 2003. 20 Year Old. Scotch Malt Whisky Society 53.62. One of 282. No box. 70cl. 58.1% 101.6 Proof. Level in neck. Some marks to label, otherwise good condition.

From the archives. "Wooden Hospitals. The still-house, built in 1972, has a wall of glass facing the sound of Islay and looking towards the mighty Paps of Jura - an inspiration to the stillman. Bright, sunshiny yellow. The first nose is well-balanced with fruity sweetness along with expected coal-tar soap and delicate peat-smoke. It tastes good neat, with iodine and peat to begin, followed by a dry woodiness that betrays its age. Reduced, the nose has a definite hospital character, along with a citric note. The taste at drinking strength has surprisingly light body, a delicate smoke, with a very dry finish, like chewing green twigs. An expensive peaty aperitif?" Original price was £54 in 2003.

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This auction ended on
2nd of May 2018 08:00:00 PM

Winning Bid: £ 260.00

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