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Kavalan Sherry Oak

Overall rating
86.63/100
votes
21
Whiskybase ID
WB124815
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
14.08.2017
Casktype
Spanish Oloroso Sherry Casks
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
2017.08.14
Barcode
4710085218738
Added on
23 Jan 2019 9:59 am by Grillmeister

Average value

€ 63.99

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Whisky Reviews for Kavalan Sherry Oak

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.63 points

  1. Ana Chronist scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

  2. nallacam scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85

  3. BananaMama scored this whisky 83 points Member Senior

    Appearance: Very dark mahogany, thick and very slow legs and very calm in the glass after panning.

    Nose: very heavy in the nose. Slightly nutty with simultaneous sweetness. Goes a little towards jam. Raisins and ripe, red fruits. Maybe some cherry or plum.
    With some time and water take over first herbs, a light fruit with some chocolate but remains.

    Palate: pretty strong start and poof is the young. Nevertheless, quite a lot of wood and bitterness in the first sip. Prickelt quite a long time after the first sip, but not very pleasant.
    The second sip of water has a more leisurely start with fruity sweetness, however, the metallic of the youth comes back and also the bitter pimples.

    Finish: Medium length, very bitter and slightly dry.

    Conclusion: good, but not more. The nose is really good to very good, but expresses the taste (especially the youth) the overall but clearly .... A great pity, especially if you have the soloist bottlings in mind (I know, is also a huge price difference)

  4. Christian Wagner scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  5. Martin1965 scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Sherry, dark fruits, blackberries, nutty, marzipan
    • Taste
      Dark fruits, oak, chocolate, plums, raisins
    • Finish
      Long, fruity with oak

      For the short age a madness - drops

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