Sauternes Cask Finish 2018 Edition
On 1 October 2018, the “Sauternes Cask Finish 2018 Edition” will be released, a vatting of 30 bourbon barrels from 2012 that have undergone a 5-month finish in Sauternes Hogsheads. The edition is the latest edition of the limited releases from various wine casks that Kilchoman has launched since 2014. While the earlier representatives of the range were fully matured in Port, Madeira, Sauternes or Red Wine casks, Anthony Wills says the Sauternes finish is intended to take a slightly different path, leading to a more balanced character between the floral notes of Sauternes casks and the vanilla and caramel notes of the bourbon barrels. 10,000 bottles were bottled at 50% abv.