Kilchoman STR Cask Matured
70cl / 50% abv
This 2019 release is a limited edition from Islay's Kilchoman distillery. STR refers to a unique process created by Dr Jim Swan whereby casks are shaved, toasted and recharred. This expression was crafted from 43 such casks laid down in 2012 and bottled in 2019 at a strength of 50% abv without chill filtration or colouring. Limited to just 14,500 bottles.
Nose: summer fruits and cinnamon spices with toffee and gentle peat.
Palate: soft caramel and layers of red berries, lemon tart and earthy peats smoke.
Finish: long and spicy with honey and caramel to balance it out.