Kilchoman 100% Islay – 6th Edition

Casktype: Fresh and Refill Bourbon Barrels

Vintage: 2010

Bottled: May 2016

Strength: 50,0 % abv

Phenol level: approx. 20 ppm

Number of bottles: ?

Bottle volume: 0,7 l / 0,75 l

Bottle code: 100 11.05.16 16/23

Barcode: 5 060210 700942

Distribution: worldwide


Colour: light gold

Nose: hardly any peat smoke, pear compote, quite a lot of vanilla and coconut, sour drops, some wet wood

Flavour: sweet, slightly oily, also here first association: pear compote and other cooked yellow fruits, strawberry, in addition some vanilla and coconut, certain pungency, slightly moussing; both citrus and honey notes here little pronounced, some spice, slightly bitter

Finish: relatively short, slightly smoky, bitter at the end

Conclusion: quite drinkable, you can slowly notice its increasing age: the vanilla and coconut notes become stronger, no fines, but also more bitter than its predecessor (HPN 5.6.2016)