The Octave

The Octave

Caol Ila Distillery

1983, 28 Years Old

ABV: 51.7%

Age: 28 Years Old

Year Bottled: 2011

Style: Single Malt

Country: Scotland

Region: Islay

Overall
Score

8.6

Tasting Notes

Nose

Scallop shells, rock pools, brine. Some coal notes in time.

Palate

Initially zesty fruit notes and milk chocolate, becoming very smoky, with traces of tar.

Finish

Lingering smoke with the taste of chimneys.

Comment

A bit of an old sea beast!

Taster Score
8.7

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