Kilchoman, Madeira Cask 2021 Edition (700ml)
Kilchoman Distillery - Islay's Farm Distillery
Madeira Cask Matured (2021)
The Madeira Cask Matured limited edition was distilled in May 2015 and matured for 5 years and 3 months in 46 fresh Madeira hogsheads, before being bottled at 50% abv in August 2021.
NOSE: Caramel, orange zest and ripe plums with hints of mixed spices and rich smoke.
PALATE: Bright citrus zest and peach notes with raisins, walnuts, dark chocolate and integrated smoke.
FINISH: Juicy fortified wine, burnt sugar, dark fruits and lingering smoked Christmas cake.
“Kilchoman really lends itself to maturation in fortified wine casks. The rich fruity character of the casks balances nicely with the creamy citrus sweetness of our new spirit. My preference when using wine casks has always been to use fresh first fill barrels with a view to bottling the whisky relatively young. This approach means the lighter, clean flavours and fresh maritime peat smoke aren’t overwhelmed by the cask influence”
– Anthony Wills, Kilchoman Founder