St. Kilian 2017

Overall rating
85.33/100
votes
12
Whiskybase ID
WB172507
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Distillery Only - Online Edition
Vintage
14.06.2017
Bottled
10.12.2020
Calculated age
03 years old
Casktype
500L ex Sherry Oloroso Butt - Jerez (Spanien)
Casknumber
1086
Number of bottles
1040
Strength
51.7 % Vol.
Size
500 ml
Added on
19 dec 2020 5:34 pm by whisky313
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 46.90

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Whisky reviews for St. Kilian 2017

2 users have left 2 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 85.33 points.

  1. Whisky-Connaisseur did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    A delicious single cask bottling from St Kilian that requires no water. After only three years of maturation, the sherry cask delivers clear notes of dark dried fruits, caramel sweetness and chocolate tones that harmonise wonderfully with the maturing spirit. The alcohol is already well integrated and the flavours united. This suggests great drams to come when the whiskies of this young German distillery get older.

    https://www.whisky-connaisseur.de/2021/08/20/st-kilian-3yo-distillery-only-ex-sherry-2017-2020/
    • Nose
      The sherry influence is immediately noticeable on the nose, with sultanas, plums and dark fruits soaked in sherry. These are accompanied by caramel and a touch of cinnamon, joined by a fine herbal note with sage, subtle oak tones and dark chocolate in the background.
    • Taste
      Delightfully sweet on the palate with sherry, creamy caramel and dried dark fruits. Warming with a slightly alcoholic spiciness, plus dark chocolate tones and a hint of cinnamon.
    • Finish
      The finish is long lasting and subtly spicy. Becomes increasingly dry with sherry, mocha, a hint of herbs and fine oak notes.

      With water: After adding water, a little more sherry aromas on the nose, with caramel and dried fruits. A bit of cinnamon, sweetness, brown sugar and dark chocolate. Surprisingly less sweet and clearly peppery on the palate. Dry with sherry and a hint of caramel, plus notes of tobacco leaves. The finish is medium long, dry with a hint of herbs, some caramel, milk chocolate and a fine note of tobacco.

  2. whisky313 did not rate this whisky Specialist

    DISTILLERY ONLY ONLINE EDITION EX SHERRY

    In times of lockdown we especially miss the sun of Andalusia. The master distiller Mario Rudolf has selected a very special Oloroso Butt from Jerez, the capital of sherry, and is now launching another year-end Distillery Online Edition for Christmas & New Year's Eve 2020 that should not be missed! Sunny, tasty and seductive as always.

    Bottling information:
    ~ A total of 1,040 bottles of 0.5l Pot Still
    ~ Barrel # 1086 ex Sherry Oloroso Butt 500l from Jerez
    ~ Alcohol 51.7 vol%
    ~ filled on 06/14/2017
    ~ emptied on December 4th, 2020 - 3.5 years old
    ~ bottled on December 10th, 2020
    ~ Item number: DJ000083-001
    ~ mild recipe - unpeated
    ~ Color: dark amber
    ~ Nose: caramel and fine oak notes
    ~ Taste: intense start, caramel and dried fruit, fine sweetness, pleasantly integrated alcohol
    ~ Finish: long and full-bodied, spicy and slightly sweet

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