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Kavalan

Kavalan
Solist Vinho Barrique Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky

Category: Single Malt Whisky

Date Tasted:
Country: Taiwan
Alcohol: 57.1%
96 Points
Platinum Medal
Superlative
$257.99

Kavalan
Solist Vinho Barrique Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky

Category: Single Malt Whisky

Date Tasted:
Country: Taiwan
Alcohol: 57.1%
Dark amber color. Unusual, complex aromas of chestnut, black plantains, jasmine, jamon iberico, black olives, and cola with a round, vibrant, dryish medium-full body and a hot, colossal, very long fine espresso, fresh cream, hazelnuts on swiss meringue, and licorice finish. An exemplary Single Malt that bestows the palate with generous junctures of intense and balanced flavors.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Spicy, Rich, Fruity & Complex
Aroma Aroma: chestnut, black plantains, jasmine, jamon iberico, black olives, and cola
Taste Flavor: fine espresso, fresh cream, hazelnuts on swiss meringue, and licorice
Smoothness Smoothness: Hot
Finish Finish: Normal
Enjoy Enjoy: neat, on the rocks, with cigars and with drops of water
Bottom Line Bottom Line: An exemplary Single Malt that bestows the palate with generous junctures of intense and balanced flavors.

The Producer

Kavalan Distillery

The Producer
326, Section 2, Yuan-shan Road
Yuan-Shan, Yilan 26444
Taiwan
886 -39229000

Their Portfolio

BR Kavalan Sweet Coffee Liqueur 19% (Taiwan) $38.00. - Bronze Medal
85 Kavalan Sweet Cream Liqueur 17% (Taiwan) $47.00.
89 Kavalan Gin 40% (Taiwan) $34.99.
93 Kavalan Classic Single Malt Whisky 40% (Taiwan) $92.99.
90 Kavalan Concertmaster Port Cask Finish Single Malt Whisky 40% (Taiwan) $99.99.
93 Kavalan Concertmaster Sherry Cask Finish Single Malt Whisky 40% (Taiwan) $99.99.
92 Kavalan Distillery Select No.1 Single Malt Whisky 40% (Taiwan) $59.99.
92 Kavalan Distillery Select No.2 Single Malt Whisky 40% (Taiwan) $59.99.
94 Kavalan Ex-Bourbon Oak Single Malt Whisky 46% (Taiwan) $128.99.
93 Kavalan Oloroso Sherry Oak Single Malt Whisky 46% (Taiwan) $153.99.
89 Kavalan Podium Single Malt Whisky 46% (Taiwan) $128.99.
95 Kavalan Solist Ex-Bourbon Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 57.8% (Taiwan) $159.99.
99 Kavalan Solist Oloroso Sherry Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 59.4% (Taiwan) $224.99.
97 Kavalan Solist Fino Sherry Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 56.3% (Taiwan) $469.99.
96 Kavalan Solist Vinho Barrique Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 57.1% (Taiwan) $257.99.
93 Kavalan Distillery Reserve Peaty Cask Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 51.6% (Taiwan) $69.99.
95 Kavalan Distillery Reserve Rum Cask Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 57.8% (Taiwan) $69.99.
88 Kavalan Solist Brandy Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 57.1% (Taiwan) $299.99.
96 Kavalan Solist Port Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 57.8% (Taiwan) $299.99.
91 Kavalan Solist Madeira Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 56.3% (Taiwan) $299.99.
94 Kavalan Solist Amontillado Sherry Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 54.8% (Taiwan) $599.99.
96 Kavalan Solist Manzanilla Sherry Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 57.8% (Taiwan) $599.99.
93 Kavalan Solist PX Sherry Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 58.6% (Taiwan) $699.99.
97 Kavalan Solist Moscatel Sherry Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 57.1% (Taiwan) $599.99.
94 Kavalan Earth Silver Wine Cask Matured Single Cask Single Malt Whisky 57.8% (Taiwan) $119.99.
95 Kavalan Sky Gold Wine Cask Matured Single Cask Single Malt Whisky 57.8% (Taiwan) $119.99.
87 Kavalan Artist Series: Paul Chiang Puncheon Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 57.1% (Taiwan) $159.99.
87 Kavalan Artist Series: Paul Chiang Virgin Oak Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 52.4% (Taiwan) $159.99.
98 Kavalan Artist Series: Paul Chiang French Wine Cask Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 62.6% (Taiwan) $159.99.
92 Kavalan Artist Series: Paul Chiang Peated Malt Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 54% (Taiwan) $159.99.
93 King Car Conductor Single Malt Whisky 46% (Taiwan) $128.99.
92 King Car 40th Anniversary Selected Wine Cask Matured Single Malt Whisky 56.3% (Taiwan) $139.99.

Single Malt Whisky

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Serve in a Glencairn Ganadian Whisky Glass
Single malt whisky is a whisky made from a fermented mash consisting entirely of malted barley and produced exclusively at a single distillery. Single malts can be produced in various countries, each with their own specific regulations.

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