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Kilchoman 2012

Overall rating
87.02/100
votes
147
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Red Wine Cask Matured
Vintage
2012
Bottled
05.10.2017
Calculated age
05 years old
Casktype
Douro Valley Red Wine Casks
Number of bottles
7000
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
RW 05.10.17 17/61
Added on
07 Oct 2017 9:43 am by kroby
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 125,70

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Whisky Reviews for Kilchoman 2012

20 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.02 points

  1. Mr.Edradour scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    That's really weird. Rating a 4 year old single malt, even if it is way above average, with 100 points! :-(

  2. Pollenflug scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Conclusion and pictures on: https://tomtrinkt.de
    • Nose
      Ashy-sweet smoke and abundant red fruits dominate my first impression. The strong alcohol content (50%) is well integrated. Even after many minutes, the smoke is still very present, which increasingly mixes with the red and dark fruits (forest fruit jam) and forms the aromatic skeleton. Burnt caramel, grapefruit, marzipan, a touch of nougat, dark chocolate (a bit reminiscent of Mozartkugeln), slightly earthy aromas (wet forest soil in the autumn) and hints of spicy oak wood notes join. The Kilchoman is not extremely complex, but so far very elegant and balanced.
    • Taste
      With a beautiful, oily texture, the Kilchoman spreads throughout the mouth. An intense sweetness slowly runs down the cheeks, while on the tip of the tongue a subtle Pfeffrigkeit begins and causes a slight tingling. The 50-pound smoke is now fully absorbed: Sweet-ashen, the whisky begins to work on the taste buds, before the red and dark fruits quickly gain in intensity. Fresh grapefruit and blood oranges make for a slightly acidic impact. Delicate hints of roasted aromas, dark chocolate and spicy oak complete the flavor variety. With the addition of a few drops of water, the barrels used now more clearly reveal their origin: the malt becomes fruity and wineier. Despite the strong alcohol and smoke I feel the Kilchoman as almost dangerous tasty. On the palate, a slight, but not disturbing, dryness is already perceptible.
    • Finish
      Long and smoky-sweet. Freshly ground pepper briefly flashes at the beginning, before the sweet ashy smoke and the red and dark fruits take hold of the scepter. Follow dark chocolate and some oak. The balance is right again here. Slowly, the malt ends and leaves a slight dryness.

  3. ARDBERG scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    up by almost 2 points after some considerable airing.
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  4. GLEN MAUR scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      84 84

  5. larswehmeier scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      First ashy smoke. But then it is immediately sweet and fruity. The red wine is beautiful but not too dominant. Almost mild for a klichoman. Strawberries and raspberries. Fresh.
    • Taste
      Intense fruity and sweet. In addition the clearly defined smoke on the palate. Delicious!
    • Finish
      Dry but still mild. Medium. The smoke stays in the throat.

  6. Dre73 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

  7. Dre73 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Fruity, very slightly peat, red fruit. Spicy, cinnamon. Nuts, and caramel now too
    • Taste
      Firm, stimulating, salmiak / lakrisal, smoke. Oil-like structure, red fruit, some caramel, chocolate.
    • Finish
      Peppery still, peat, smoke. Another firm aftertaste, warming, quite long. Some red fruit, and wood tones.

  8. Koalafant scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Blindtasting 23.02.2018 => 90/100

  9. GIORGOS scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      79 79

  10. schero scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    A very nice Kilchoman that I can recommend to anyone!
    • Nose
      It starts with what you expect: vinous smoke, in detail, that are many red fruits, raspberries to blackberries, behind oranges, the whole is superimposed by the aromatic smoke Kilchomans
    • Taste
      Smoky and again a lot of red fruits, the smoke is nice ashy, you easily notice the youth, but that does not bother, oak and more and cream more behind
    • Finish
      The red fruits dominate everything, a fine raspberry syrup with smoke under it

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