Caol Ila 1980 40 Year Old

Original price was: € 2.500,00.Current price is: € 1.750,00.

  • Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Douglas Laing

70cl / 54.6%



Caol Ila 1980 40 Year Old

Caol Ila 1980 40 year old single malt from indie bottler Douglas Laing, matured in a single refill hogshead for four decades, before being bottled in June 2021 as part of its Xtra Old Particular series. Aromas of sea salt and acrid smoke fill the nose, complemented by notes of leather, malted barley, honey-glazed meat, black pepper, peat smoke, dried orange peel, and smoldering bonfire embers throughout the palate.

Caol Ila is a well-known distillery located on the island of Islay in Scotland. They are known for producing peated single-malt Scotch whisky. A Caol Ila 1980 vintage whisky would be a single malt that was distilled in 1980 and subsequently aged in oak casks until bottled.

The specific flavor profile of a Caol Ila 1980 whisky would depend on various factors, including the type of casks used for aging and the length of maturation. Generally, Caol Ila whiskies are known for their smoky and peaty character, but they can also exhibit a wide range of other flavors, including brine, citrus, maritime notes, and a subtle sweetness.

If you have a bottle of Caol Ila 1980, it is likely to be a collectible item, especially if it is from a limited edition release or a single cask bottling. The value of such a bottle can vary depending on its rarity, condition, and demand among whisky enthusiasts and collectors.

To determine the exact value and learn more about the specific characteristics of your Caol Ila 1980 bottle, you may want to consult with a whisky expert, or appraiser, or search for recent auction results and reviews from the whisky community. Keep in mind that vintage and rare whiskies can be highly sought after, and their value can fluctuate over time.


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