CAOL ILA ISLAY 12 YEAR SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY
Region: Islay, Scotland
What's So Special: Pronounced 'Cull-Eela', the distillery is situated on the North-Eastern shores of Islay with magnificent views across the Sound of Islay to the spectacular Paps of Jura. In fact, the distillery is known for having some of the best views in all of Islay.
Tastes Like: The ultimate Islay malt, Caol Ila is considered by experts to be the perfect entry point into the world of peaty malt whiskies and a reference for connoisseurs of Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky the world over. Fresh, sweetly fruity and smooth-bodied, Caol Ila 12 year old is the colour of pale straw, with a delicate balance of tastes.
How to Drink: Best tasted neat or on the rocks, it gets better with a hint of dilution. Use ice rather than whiskey stones to chill this one.
What the Pros Say: 1st Place - Best Single Malt Whiskeys of 2015