CAOL ILA 2007 The Culprit Chess Investigation Series 46%
Single Malt Whisky, Scotland / Islay, 70cl, Ref: 59120
A new chapter in the investigation! The case could not be closed without unmasking the culprit. Chess Investigation returns with a seventh edition, a 2007 vintage marked by 4 years of maturation in first-fill sherry casks. The combination of the sweetness of the sherry and the strength of the peat tells us a little more about the dual personality of the culprit. A remarkable harmony between these two profiles, which are in opposition to each other but which complement each other wonderfully. A peat monster wrapped in sweetness, with an explosion of red fruits, raisins and dark chocolate, perfectly combined with the peaty, smoky and liquorice character of the Caol Ila distillery. A limited edition of 891 bottles.
Profile: Smoky, rich. Red fruits, raisins, chocolate, ash, spices.
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- The brand
As well as reflecting its smoky, malted barley, Caol Ila is also oily and peaty, with marine and vegetable notes. Its recent official bottlings, which are particularly expressive, have an intense smoky and peaty character with a good balance of saltiness and sweetness. Superb versions of this single malt have also been released by independent bottlers Gordon MacPhail & Signatory Vintage. Caol Ila’s stills, which are large and onion-shaped, have a strong influence on this single malt and give it a fairly light and delicate character. Find out more
Although the independent bottler Signatory Vintage cannot claim to be one of the oldest in Scotland, it has managed to build up an extremely solid reputation amongst the great malt connoisseurs. The creator of the famous range The Prestonfield and many other well-known ranges, it is best known for its un-chillfiltered and cask strength bottlings that offer amateurs the chance to enjoy their whisky in its most natural form. It was also one of the first independent bottlers to acquire a distillery and now offers a growing number of expressions of one of the most artisan single malts available.
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