A 12-year-old classic peated Caol Ila bottled by North Star.
Distilled August 2006 at the cult Islay distillery, this was matured in a refill hogshead before it was bottled October 2018 as a 12-year-old. Natural colour, un-chill filtered and cask strength at 48.5%, there are 250 bottles in the release.
North Star is Glasgow-based independent bottler run by Iain Croucher. They’re quickly become one of the most exciting and respected bottlers in Scotland.
Official tasting notes:
Nose: The reek of peat on repeat.
Palate: Dry smoke with distant poll pastilles.
Finish: Fumes from a second-hand culverin.
- Single Cask
- Caol Ila