KILCHOMAN 9 YO 2012 100% Islay Bourbon Barrel Single Cask Conquête

$235.00

Quantity limited to 1 bottle(s) by client.
Produced from barley grown locally at the Rockside farm and malted and peated (20 ppm) at the distillery, this Kilchoman bourbon cask is ethereal yet full of character. Creating a hotbed of contrasts in smoky, spicy, fruity, floral and even salty notes, the aroma and flavour palette is deeply complex, bursting with life and stunningly mature.

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SKU: 59624 Categories: , , Brand: Volume: 70clReference: 59624

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TASTING NOTE
Appearance : pale gold.
Nose : distinguished, quaffable. The mineral (chalk), iodine and salty first nose reveals incredibly delicate peat and smoke. Allowed to breathe, the aroma palette imitates a distinguished Graves white wine from the Pessac-Léognan appellation. Little by little, spices (black pepper, ginger), salt and smoky grains of malted barley rise to the surface. With time, a beautiful fruity (pineapple) oxidation highlights the aromas of aromatic plants (chamomile, verbena, sage).
Palate : lively, precise. The abundantly fruity (apple, Mirabelle plum) attack is also lush (green barley). On the mid-palate, blocks of peat seeped in seaweed and sea spray literally roll across the palate. A handful of white florals (lily, iris), bulrush and even bamboo shoot wonderfully punctuate the expressive end of the palate.
Overall : long, ethereal. The very milky (coconut, porridge) start to the finish is refreshed by the tangy juices of numerous citrus fruit (lemon, yellow grapefruit). Smoke vapours, ash and a liquorice peat then coat the end of the palate that bursts with mineral salts. The retro-nasal olfaction takes us to a malting floor. Notes of brioche and damp barley flood the air. The complex empty glass is medicinal, camphoric, peaty and peppery.

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Weight 1.4 kg
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