Caol Ila 1980 Sovereign K&L
Added on Monday, May 21, 2012 at 08:22 PM
  Bottler: Sovereign
  Age: 30 yrs Type: Scotch
  Vintage: 1980 Subtype: Single Malt
  ABV: 55.80 % Region: Islay
  Price: $200 Availability: Specialty Stores

Exclusively for K&L Wines       150 Bottles

Due to a labeling oversight some bottles read "Single Grain."

Member Ratings and Notes
Adam
 

Vanilla cupcakes and smoke in the nose. Heathery meadow.

 

Really nice palate. Oak is well-balanced against the smoke, and some of that vanilla-cakey thing is here from the nose. Dry ashes in the finish, cedary notes, lingers really pleasantly and not overwhelmingly.

 

A really nice, smokey malt that doesn't get tired. 

 
Chris
 

N: Smells yellow and flowery.  Gingery peat and smoke then reveal themselves.

P: Delicate peat with floral notes, slightly thin but simple and good.
F: Quite dry, clean, with some lemon zest.

 
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