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Kilchoman, Sanaig (700ml)

$139.00

Kilchoman Distillery - Sanaig

ABV 46%

Single Malt Scotch Whisky From Islay's Farm Distillery

 

Sanaig, named after an inlet on Islay’s rugged Atlantic coast, is a vatting of Kilchoman whisky matured in both ex-Sherry and ex-Bourbon barrels.

The high proportion of Oloroso sherry casks creating a unique balance of dried fruits, dark chocolate and rich peat smoke.

 

This exceptional spirit was awarded a Gold Medal in the 2019 San Francisco World Spirits for being an exceptional spirit that is near the pinnacle of achievement and sets the standard for its category.

 

As part of Kilchoman's core range, Sanaig is permanently available and on-going.

 

NOSE

Fragrant heather, raisins, pear and orange peel with waves of stoned fruits, mixed spices and rich peat smoke

PALATE

Over ripe plums, red cherries and hints of citrus give way to rich barbecue peat smoke, toffee, oak and dark chocolate

FINISH

Mouth-coating mixed fruit, caramel, cinnamon and clove with layers of brown sugar, spices, peat smoke and lasting sweetness

 

Reviews

2023 San Francisco World Spirits - Double Gold

2023 International Spirits Competition - Gold

2022 USA Spirit Ratings - Gold

2022 The Spirits Business Scotch Masters  - named ‘Best Islay Single Malt – No Age Statement’ and awarded the highest ‘Master Medal’- Masters Medal

2019 San Francisco World Spirits - Gold Medal

2019 The Scotch Whisky Masters Islay No Age Statement - Gold Medal

2020 Ultimate Spirits Challenge -97 Points-

About the Distillery

The grounds of Kilchoman are home to some of Islay’s most fertile ground. It is here, in the fields surrounding the distillery, where 200 tons of barley is grown each year. Planting in Spring once Islay’s 50,000 geese have migrated. With their 100% Islay malt and using some of the smallest stills in Scotland Kilchoman produces a spirit of unmatched purity. It is then matured in a combinations of casks predominantly sourced directly from the world renowned Buffalo Trace distillery in USA and Bodega Miguel Martin in Spain. As well as bourbon and sherry casks Kilchoman also fill a number of speciality casks including Sauternes, Red Wine, Rum, Port, Madeira and Cognac casks as well as various secretive experimental casks.


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