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Gordon & MacPhail Caol Ila 1990 Tasting notes and reviews

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Gordon & MacPhail Caol Ila 1990

Brand
Gordon & MacPhail
Expression
Caol Ila 1990
Type
Scotch Whisky ~ Single Malt
Abv
58.20%
Vintage
1990
Produced at
Gordon & MacPhail ~ Caol Ila Distillery
Region
Islay
Website
www.gordonandmacphail.com
Availability
All good spirit merchants

Gavin Smith

80
Nose
Acetone, oak leaves, wood adhesive.
Palate
Fresh oak, classic Caol Ila 'TCP', delicate peat smoke.
Finish
Smoky and dry, herrings, crumbly peat.
Comment
Very decent example of Caol Ila, nothing jars here.

Dave Broom

80
Nose
Creamy oak. Hint of sulphur alongside bonfire smoke, fish smokehouse and fishing nets.
Palate
Clean and balanced. Tinned fruits and hot-smoked salmon. Quite oily in feel.
Finish
Dry. Driftwood. Smoke.
Comment
A very good introduction to Caol Ila.
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