The "light" disappears in the mouth almost completely and makes room for ripe sherry influence, the upper aged suggests to Scottish scale.
The finish is dominated by the oak.
The people of Kavalan know what they are doing and they do it well. A very nice whisky. However, connoisseurs who have their problems with strong oak influence should refrain.
Strawberry, cherry, orange, blackberry, wood, wet leaves on the ground, a hint of licorice
Noticeable appearance, clear oak, dried fruits, raisins, dates, the association of tobacco, coffee, black tea, roasted aromas
The oak dominates with bitter influence, coffee, very dark chocolate, the fruity elements recede behind the oak.