Built in 1846, Caol Ila is the largest of the eight working distilleries on the island of Islay (situated off the west coast of Scotland), with a production capacity of 3 million litres per year. In the classic Islay style, Caol Ila is made predominantly with peated malt and the resulting phenols have a big influence on the final flavour of the ... Read More »
A 1984 vintage bottling of Caol Ila from the folks at Douglas Laing, released as part of their premium Old & Rare Platinum Selection range. Distilled in March 1984, matured in a sherry hogshead and bottled in January 2012 at 27 years old.
A very rare bottling of Caol Ila, originally produced for sale at the distillery during Feis Ile, the Islay festival of Malt and Music, in 2009. Bottled from a single sherry cask at cask strength after about 13 years in wood.
A blast of real quality from a fantastic distillery, bottled at a take-no-prisoners strength. A mix of American and European Oak refill casks, with concentrated peat and the characteristic Caol Ila oiliness, this is a real treat for the Islayphile in your life.
A single 1997 European Sherry Oak cask of Caol Ila chosen to represent the distillery in the cask strength Managers' Choice range from Diageo. This is only the second ever single cask Caol Ila released by Diageo after the wonderful Feis Ile bottling in 2009 (also a sherry cask, coincidentally).