Kilchoman Machir Bay Collabortaive Vatting selected by Schneiderwind, Aachen

Cask type: Bourbon Barrels (85 %), Oloroso Sherry Casks (15 %)

Age: NAS

Bottling Date: 2020

Strength: 46,0 % abv

Phenol level: 50 ppm

Number of bottles: 120

Bottle size: 0,7 l

Market: Germany

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Since the end of 2018, Kilchoman has been offering local whisky retailers under the name “Machir Bay Collaborative Vatting” a product line for individualised bottlings of the Kilchoman standard whisky.

The normal Machir Bay bottlings are known to have an Oloroso sherry cask content of about 10%, but with Collaborative Vatting, the respective dealer can choose between four different variants with slightly different proportions: 5%, 7.5%, 12.5% and 15% sherry cask whisky. The boxes and bottles in the normal Machir Bay design are provided with an individual sticker of the retailer.

The spirits and tobacco shop Schneiderwind from Aachen, Germany, opted for a sherry content of 15% for its bottling, which was released at the end of 2020.