- Whiskybase ID
- Single Malt
- Distillery Bottling
- Bottling serie
- Stated Age
- 09 years old
- 30 ex-Bourbon barrels+3 Oloroso Sherry butts
- Number of bottles
- 48.0 % Vol.
- 700 ml
- Bottle code
- V10 23.09.19 19/116
- Added on
- 18 Sep 2019 9:38 pm by Whisky_Addicted
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Whisky Reviews for Kilchoman 2010
26 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.88 points
- Youtube Blind Tasting Review: https://youtu.be/bSKibXwF234
- Very easy to drink. Dangerously tasty. At first wonderfully soft and mild in the mouth, then getting stronger, then comes the oak, great complex. In the finish with lemon, pear, dark chocolate, espresso and smoke. Brilliant. Drinks as light as apple spritzer.
- NOSE: Oily smoke, very old salty hessian ropes. Perhaps a bit one dimensional but oh, so lovely. (89p).
TASTE: Medium youngish taste profile, lovely peat smoke and ash, a bit oily and ashy. Lots of liqorice. (86p).
FINISH: Ash, white pepper, liqorice. Long. (87p).
OVERALL: Lovely nose and finish. Total score 87 (88) points.
- 1520) Kilchoman, Vintage 2010, 9YO, Limited Edition
N- Mineral, brine-y, vanilla custard comes with honey. Gentle scents of spiciness rounded up rather well without being obsessive. (86/20)
P- Salted sweet, white fruits, boiled spices, ashy with crushed dried leaf, rather velvet spiciness developed over times. (85/19)
F- Medium long, refine peaty finishing lingers with good width and balanced of spicy/sweet. (86/20)
Weighted Rate- 79pt. A rather disappointing V2009 for me, so this 2010, ok.
* peaty and mineral, a little salty,
salted caramel, some dry wood
algae well wetted by the ebb of the tide
citrus, lemon and a touch of vanilla
strong spices, slightly meaty peat, tar at that time, a little bitterness that arises, it looks young on the palate, there is pear brandy, and a little cocoa
peppery, woody, peaty and smoky, citrus fruit, rather short finish.
- In the nose very promising, it is on the tongue only harsh, then almost bitter. Unfortunately a bit exhausting.
Camp fire smoke with submerged peat soil, smoked ham, heated metal. Smoked lemon slices, nutmeg, clove powder. Vanilla pudding. The nose alternates between greasy smoke, spice and fruit.
Sweet-sour onset with hearty smoke, tart herbs, slices of lemon and bitter orange marmalade with pieces. Crème brûlée with burnt caramel layer. Malt, dry wood. The bitter herbs play in the bitter, that can not catch the lemon alone.
Relatively short finish, dry, smoky, bitter to bitter. If a little fruit should be left, it can not be seen behind the smoke.
- Although only 3 of 33 barrels had Oloroso intus, the sherry fruit clearly comes through and makes the distillate a very tasty, intense experience. Water in particular helps a lot to unlock the beautiful fruit flavors.
Dominant ash, smoker, with a slight note of pine needles (or resin?). Little alcohol in the nose. Overall, more spice than fruit. Blackberry comes later - then towards cooked pear. With water less ash, more berries, more sweetness. Enjoyable.
The sweetness increases, so does the fruit and the smoke clearly decreases, the smoker and its ashes become a dimmed cigar. More wood flavor and a nice, creamy mouthfeel. Water brings more creaminess, the spice decreases somewhat and, with the warmth in the mouth, ensures that the overall picture is beautiful.
Getting drier, medium length, ashes, ashes, ashes and a little pear
- Peat smoke, vanilla, iodine, orange, fruity, spicy. Well balanced, warming, creamy, grainy, slightly sweet, medium body, intensity medium +.