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Our whiskies hail from highly respected distilleries in Scotland, France and the United States.   Produced in the classic tradition, they appeal to adventurous whisky enthusiasts who have a genuine appreciation for quality.  Discover the fascinating range of whiskies represented by Connexion Oenophilia.

 

Kilchoman

Pedro Ximenez Finish Single Cask Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Scotland :: UK

http://kilchomandistillery.com/

Distillery::

Kilchoman Distillery is a small family run farm distillery based on the rugged west coast of Islay.  The distillery was established by Anthony Wills in 2005 and is the first distillery to be established on Islay in over 124 years.  The idea was to build a new distillery which took whisky production back to its roots.  Kilchoman produces its 100% Islay single malt from barley which is grown in fields surrounding the distillery and completes every stage of the whisky-making process at the distillery, including traditional floor malting.  Kilchoman is the only distillery in Scotland to do this.  Kilchoman is now very much a family affair: Anthony and wife Kathy are joined by their three sons:  James, Peter and George.

Style::

Islay

Blending::

Special cask bottled only for the LCBO. This single cask bottling was matured in a bourbon barrel for over five years before being finished in a fresh Pedro Ximénez sherry cask for six months. This special bottling represent the very best casks in the warehouse.

nose::

Deep, mellow peat smoke with waves of cinnamon and cooked fruits.

taste::

Dried fruit, citrus sweetness, marzipan and rich rounded Islay peat smoke.

finish::

The finish has layers of developing maritime smoke and fruitiness.

% alc./vol. ::

57.0