Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bourbon Barrels & Oloroso Sherry Casks
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml 700 ml 700 ml 700 ml 700 ml 700 ml 700 ml 700 ml
Bottle code
SAN 08.01.19 18/129
Added on
24 May 2019 5:13 pm by Tjus79

Average value

€ 51.65

11 × in wishlist

237 × member ratings

609 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Kilchoman Sanaig

15 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.42 points

  1. MLE scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

  2. hafssol scored this whisky 82 points Member Senior

    A balanced combination of peat and sherry, with none of them overwhelming. It displays some sweet red fruits notes with a warm, salty smokiness.
    The mouthefeel is surprisingly light, but doesn't affect the full flavour impact, evolving in a cereal and sweet smoky finish. Very enjoyable dram and somehow easily drinkable.
    Another good work from Kilchoman

  3. Highlander65 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    Good, masculine and grumpy
    • Nose
      vegetable peat and a little smoke, powdered sugar, lemon
    • Taste
      powerful peat and a lot of smoke, mentholated, very, very medicinal
    • Finish
      smoked and medicinal

  4. dramidaris scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      83 83

  5. vlad78 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    A fine whisky to drink in company. A little smoke breaks through the pleasant and expected aromas. Nothing supernatural but without any special flaws. You fill it in and you're happy. And for such a small price, so this is a gift!

  6. dram-drinker scored this whisky 90 points Moderator

    Pretty fine and balanced and very drinkable - would qualify as daily dram!
    • Nose
      90 90
      Fruity, little peaty and smoky, honey, spices, vanilla, little toffee, little herbal too - very good!
    • Taste
      91 91
      Oily, creamy, subtle sweetness, more fine peat and smoke, little honey, yellow fruits, little peach, apple, apricot - great!
    • Finish
      90 90
      Long, warm, still fruity, little zesty, little more herbal, cigar tobacco, ashes, more peaty and smoky

  7. Ninofdram scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      86 86

  8. xandi37einhalb scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    The little Islay distillery, which is not yet in the clutches of the Big Boys, maybe gives me a sympathy point.

    Color: golden yellow
    • Nose
      Rauch, Powidl, grapes, cherry
    • Taste
      Powidl, smoke, dry, cherry, apricot
    • Finish
      fairly long finish, smoke, powidl, cherry

  9. schengel10 scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    A good malt - great combination of smoke and sherry.
    [Color] rose gold;
    • Nose
      aromatic strong smoke, malt, raisins, berries, sherry, vanilla;
    • Taste
      powerful, oily, figs, dates, sherry, caramel, full campfire smoke, ashes, tar, dark chocolate, a lot
    • Finish
      medium length finish, spices, caramel; aftertaste dry (dusty) and peppery;

  10. TsiAI scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Room temperature when drinking: 15 ℃

    Viewing Eyes: Gold

    Smell Nose: Compared with Gemu Lake, it has more mint (alcohol) stimulation, a rich sense of fat, brings out a fat sashimi, a hint of fresh, weak vegetable oil, green banana, fragrant pear, white pepper , Sugar, sweet soy sauce, cooked apples, minerals, herbs, flowers, fresh fruit, mango, pineapple, almond tofu, cheese and milk rolls, vanilla walnut ice cream

    Taste Palate: sweet and sour mango juice, vanilla cake, apple pie, pepper, wooden spices, oak. Still soft smoke, like fog, visible untouchable, pleasant sense of balance. No alcohol stimulation

    Finishing: Long, passion fruit juice, mango-flavored chewing gum, smoke, extinguished matches, bacon, sweetness, sugared mineral water, apple juice

    Body of the wine: lighter, full of fat, smooth, no tannin, and little bitter bottom.

    Nose: 89/100

    Palate: 88/100

    Finish: 87/100

    Body: 87/100

    Overall: 88/100

    Overall: If it makes me picky, it should be that the wine can be thicker and thicker. The sweet and sour fruit flavor + light smoky style seems to have tapped a little of his own preference.


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