Kilchoman 2009 PX Single Cask 285/09

Country: Scotland
Region: Islay
Type: Single Malt
Bottler: Distiller
ABV: 58.3%
Score: 89 points

Kilchoman 2009 PX Single Cask. Image courtesy Abbey Whisky,This single cask bottling for Abbey Whiskey spent most of its maturation in an ex-Bourbon cask before being filled into a Pedro Ximenez sherry cask for the final four months before bottling.

The nose has the usual mild peat smokiness associated with Kilchoman, along with notes of honey, grilled pineapple, a hint of lemon zest, and vanilla. The taste is creamy and thick with a slow buildup of smoke and spicy pepperiness, along with underlying notes of vanilla, honey, and brown sugar underneath. The finish is long-lasting with good spices, mild peatiness, and hints of grilled fruits underneath. (November, 2015)

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