Caol Ila Moch Whisky 70cl

€42.95
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GF Code
GF7000385

Caol Ila Moch Whisky offers a smooth and smoky profile, capturing the essence of Islay’s coastal charm. Perfect for whisky enthusiasts seeking a refined experience.

Brand
Caol Ila
EAN
5000281028033
Volume
70cl
Alcohol Content
43%
Weight (kg)
1.340000
Country of Origin
United Kingdom
Type
Malt

Description

Caol Ila Moch Whisky - A Smooth and Smoky Delight from the Isle of Islay

Introduction

Caol Ila Moch Whisky is a beautifully crafted single malt from the renowned Islay region. Known for its smooth yet smoky character, this whisky perfectly captures the essence of the Scottish coastline, delivering a unique and unforgettable tasting experience.

The History of the Brand

Founded in 1846, Caol Ila is one of the iconic distilleries of Islay. Nestled on the eastern shores of the island, it has a rich heritage of producing exceptional single malts. The distillery’s name, derived from the Gaelic term for the Sound of Islay, reflects its close connection to the sea. Over the years, Caol Ila has built a reputation for crafting whiskies that embody the rugged beauty and maritime influence of its surroundings.

Artisanal Craftsmanship

The production of Caol Ila Moch Whisky involves a meticulous process that perfectly combines traditional methods with modern expertise. The distillery uses pure spring water from the nearby Loch nam Ban, which is then mixed with malted barley. The distinctive smoky flavour comes from the use of peat during the malting process. The whisky is then distilled in copper pot stills, allowing for a delicate balance of flavours to develop. The result is a whisky that is both smooth and complex, with a signature smoky profile.

Rich and Smoky Flavour Profile

Caol Ila Moch Whisky stands out for its harmonious blend of smoothness and smokiness. The name "Moch" means "dawn" in Gaelic, reflecting the whisky’s bright and refreshing characteristics. On the nose, it reveals a bouquet of smoky peat, intertwined with fresh citrus and a hint of maritime saltiness. The palate offers a delightful mix of creamy vanilla, ripe fruits, and a smoky undertone that lingers beautifully. The finish is long and elegant, with a subtle sweetness that balances the smoky notes.

Versatile and Elegant

Whether enjoyed neat, with a splash of water, or in a sophisticated cocktail, Caol Ila Moch Whisky is versatile enough to suit any occasion. Its refined character makes it a favourite among both whisky connoisseurs and those new to Islay malts. Perfect for unwinding after a long day or sharing with friends during special gatherings, this whisky is a testament to the enduring appeal of Caol Ila.

Tasting Notes

An exquisite single malt with a smooth and smoky profile.

Aroma: The aroma is a captivating blend of smoky peat, fresh citrus, and subtle maritime notes, evoking the rugged coastlines of Islay.

Taste: On the palate, it presents a harmonious mix of creamy vanilla, ripe fruits, and a distinctive smoky undertone that is both complex and inviting.

Finish: The finish is long and satisfying, with a gentle sweetness that complements the lingering smokiness, leaving a memorable aftertaste.

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Perfect Serve

Caol Ila Moch Whisky is best appreciated neat or with a few drops of water to unlock its full range of flavours. It also excels in whisky-based cocktails, adding depth and character.

Cocktail Suggestion: Smoky Sour - To make a Smoky Sour, combine 50ml of Caol Ila Moch Whisky, 25ml of fresh lemon juice, 20ml of simple syrup, and a dash of bitters in a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a rocks glass over ice. Garnish with a lemon twist for an elegant touch.

FAQ's

What sets Caol Ila Moch Whisky apart from other Islay whiskies?

Caol Ila Moch Whisky is renowned for its smooth and smoky profile, offering a unique balance of flavours that reflect the maritime influence of Islay.

How should Caol Ila Moch Whisky be served for the best experience?

For the best experience, enjoy Caol Ila Moch Whisky neat or with a few drops of water to enhance its complex flavours. It also makes a fantastic base for whisky cocktails.

Is Caol Ila Moch Whisky suitable for new whisky drinkers?

Yes, its smooth and balanced character makes it an excellent choice for those new to Islay whiskies, while still being appreciated by connoisseurs.

Can Caol Ila Moch Whisky be used in cooking?

Absolutely! Its smoky and rich flavours can add a unique depth to various culinary dishes, especially in sauces and marinades.

What is the best way to store Caol Ila Moch Whisky?

Store Caol Ila Moch Whisky in a cool, dark place, away from direct sunlight, to maintain its quality and flavour. Ensure the bottle is tightly sealed when not in use.

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