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Character of Islay Whisky Company
Fiona MacLeod 33 year old 46.8%

ABV: 46.8
Bottle size: 70
In stock - only one available

Tasted: July 2021
Beautiful aromas of mature, sawdusty American oak appear first. Quite citric and salty with hints of oliy banana skin, barley, sweet heather and sweet peat. There is definitely and old Caol Ila feel to the nose, with a subtle nod to Port Ellen. Late vanilla, gritty tannin and sweet malt.

The palate opens with the oily banana and barley. Hints of old wood, spice, earthy peat, dunnage and subtle, sweet, almost tropical/ estery mature fruit. Seriously impressive, it combines delicacy and depth into one glorious mouthful. Late heather and ginger. Long, coastal bonfires, smoked meat, barley, bbq pineapple, apricot and ginger finish.



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