Caol Ila 12 Years is a well-known product, particularly among peat lovers. The distillery is located on the island of Islay, Scotland, and produces about 6 million liters a year, making it one of the most important in the world. The Caol Ila 12 is the entry level product of the brand, with a declared age. It is easily attainable, both online and in store.
TASTING NOTES CAOL ILA 12
Nose: notes of mineral peat and citrus, especially lemon. After a while, a marine note joins the smokiness, wood and floral notes. Licorice is also perceivable. Intense.
Palate: The marine notes are present again after a few moments, followed by smoke and licorice. Fresh and oily.
Finish: medium-long persistence. Peated and spicy, with very present citrus and marine notes.
Balanced, fresh and powerful. The flavor profile is intense and explosive. Excellent sense of fulfillment.