Insider knowledge: Caol Ila 1998 - Connoisseurs Choice (Gordon & MacPhail) whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Caol Ila 1998 - Connoisseurs Choice (Gordon & MacPhail) whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Malty, rich nose with hints of soft smoke and creamy caramel. A little berry fruit.
Palate: Sweet, malty palate entry with a touch of toffee, berries, sultanas and oily smoke.
Finish: Herbal, lingering finish.