Sweet peat is what makes Caol Ila tick. But the nose reveals more with polished leather, creamy caramel and a roasting steak on a barbecue.
The tongue reveals the sweet peat in all its splendor. Honey complements the caramel. The sweetness lingers on in the finish, but thenis overruled by peatsmoke, ginger and seasalt.
The sea breeze becomes a full blown storm.