2005 Gordon and Macphail Cask Strength Caol Ila Distillery
This range is an ever-changing collection of unique perspectives on distilleries’ own bottlings, small batch expressions bottled at cask strength — exceptional one-offs. The nose has distinctive peat smoke aromas layered with sweet cured meats, fine pipe tobacco, and delicate floral notes. A fruity interlude of candied peel and bursts of orange emerge. On the palate it is Full-bodied; warming; with nuances of chilli; flavours of chocolate intertwined with cinnamon baked apple, vanilla crème brûlée and soft stewed fruits. Finish Lingering bonfire embers and campfire ash evolve into warming white pepper.