Kavalan Solist Fino Single Cask Strength

Single Malt

Kavalan // Taiwan

community rating

4 out of 5 stars
( 41 )

King Car Distillery originates from Yuanshan, Taiwan. Construction of the distillery was completed and the distillery started production on March 11th, 2006. It has been a leader in researching the effects of tropical maturation, with Kavalan whisky losses averaging around 15 percent per annum. The Solist Whisky series is a range of single cask, cask-strength whiskies aged entirely in the barrels for which the whisky is aged, in this case Fino Sherry.

  • age
  • Cost
  • abv
  • Single Malt
    Distilled in pot stills from 100% malted barley, produced at one distillery, aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.
  • Cask Type
    ex-Fino Sherry Cask

Tasting Notes

"A rich and winey opening on the nose, dark sugars atop a bed of fruits in the hot summer sun. On the tongue, it is full and rich with dark plums, cherries, cinnamon, toffee and cinnamon-raisin toast coming through and surprisingly the palate with their vigor. The finish is long and well spiced, tingling the tongue with Muscat-soaked nuts and cream that rests perfectly on the tongue."

Score 87

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