Caol Ila 15 (Dunes An Oir Banyules finish) Review

This is a 15 year Caol Ila expression that was finished in a Banyules wine cask and bottled by Dunes An Oir at 55.6% ABV.

Nose: Peat with fruity white wine notes – blueberries, cinnamon, ginger.

Palate: Grape juice and peat up front with sour oak and ripe banana developing.

Finish: Smoke and oak with sour fruits, pepper, and peat fading gently.

Rating: 85/100 – Never had a Banyules finish, but wine finished peated drams usually pique my curiosity.

Value for the money: These retailed btween $80-$100 which is fair in my opinion.

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