Taking its name from the Scots Gaelic for 'Sound of Islay', Caol Ila sits in the north of the island, close to Port Askaig and looking over towards Jura. It was founded in 1846 and was completely rebuilt in 1972. Caol Ila is one of Diageo's many malt distilleries and it is an important component in Johnnie Walker and The Black Bottle blends. It is light in body with medium smokiness and usually a very pleasant fruity character. The distillery has six large pot stills and has a large capacity of 350,000,000L per year.
Caol Ila has slowly but surely become easy to get hold of over the last decade thanks to this core e..
€68.50 Ex Tax: €55.69
A sweeter, grapier tasting version of Caol Ila that has been finished in Moscatel wine casks. These ..
€93.00 Ex Tax: €75.61
Known for it's peaty flavour, we were pleasantly surprised with the launch of an unpeated versio..
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An impeccably aged version of Caol Ila. This has similar flavours to the 12 year old with more of th..
€139.99 Ex Tax: €113.81
A classic Caol Ila with some medium level peat smoke and delicious flavours of vanilla, cream, honey..
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Another Caol Ila that has been aged to perfection. This is often desribed as being silky smooth, and..
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Matured in 1st fill Bourbon barrels and refill hogsheads. This has some delicate sweetness along wit..
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Distilled in 2003 this was matured in refill sherry casks before being bottled in 2014 at natural ca..
€72.99 Ex Tax: €59.34
Entirely matured in first fill sherry butts. This is a fantastic Caol Ila that was distilled on 21st..
€84.99 Ex Tax: €69.09