Caol Ila 11yo 2010 Refil Sherry Butt 59% ABV

This Caol Ila 11 years old was distilled in 2010 and bottled in 2022, having spent its maturation period in a refill sherry butt. The whisky was bottled at cask strength, resulting in a high alcohol content of 59.1%. This particular expression showcases the distillery's signature peaty and spicy character, balanced by the influence of the refill sherry cask.

Nose: On the nose, the Caol Ila 11 years old offers an enticing blend of smoke and salt, with a hint of sweetness in the background. The peat smoke is distinct but not overpowering, providing a subtle layer of complexity. There are also notes of brine, seaweed, and a faint nuttiness, all contributing to the maritime character of the whisky. Overall, the nose is inviting and promises a bold, flavorful dram.

Palate: The palate of the Caol Ila 11 years old is dry and spicy, with the alcohol content delivering a punch. However, the flavors are well-balanced, with the peat smoke, salt, and spice working together in harmony. There is also a subtle sweetness, with hints of honey and vanilla, adding depth and complexity. The mouthfeel is oily and coats the tongue, leaving a long, lingering finish of salted caramel. Overall, this expression offers a bold and flavorful experience, showcasing the best of Caol Ila's character.


About Caol Ila Distillery

The Caol Ila distillery was originally founded in 1846 and then completely rebuilt in 1974. Equipped with three wash stills with a capacity of 20,000 litres and three spirit stills with a capacity of 14,000 litres, it is the largest distillery on Islay. hrough the notes of oily peat found on the attack, this cask strength bottling transcends the smoky, iodine and spicy character this outstanding single malt is famous for.  Expect lots of peat on the nose with hints of exotic fruits lingering. A soft chocolatey and metholated palate followed by a finish with nores of bacon and noble spice.

LMDW Artist Collective Range

A reflection of the richness and diversity of Scotch Whisky, the Artist Collective range covers a wide variety of styles, maturations and regions in small batches selected every year from around a hundred samples. Even more ambitious than previous editions, this sixth collection is composed of eight single malts from Speyside, Highland and Islay, distilled between 2008 and 2013.   Now one of the flagship ranges from La Maison Du Whisky and an amazing reflection of their ethos, skills and knowledge.


SKU 16802_700ml
Brand Caol Ila
Shipping Weight 1.5000kg
Shipping Width 0.250m
Shipping Height 0.350m
Shipping Length 0.250m
Shipping Cubic 0.021875000m3