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Kilchoman 2009

Overall rating
87.27/100
votes
17
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask for Whisky Import Nederland
Vintage
26.01.2009
Bottled
28.07.2014
Stated Age
05 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry Cask
Casknumber
85/2009
Number of bottles
618
Strength
57.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Red Label
Bottled for
Whisky Import Nederland 11
Added on
09 Sep 2014 9:49 pm by 404fred
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 93,25

3 × in wishlist

17 × member ratings

30 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Kilchoman 2009

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.27 points

  1. marq scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    Beautiful complex exciting in the mouth alternating game of cherry smoke and ripe fruit
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      87 87

  2. Campie scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    Beautiful
    • Nose
      Maritime, salty, peaty, ashy and earthy notes, but predominantly...leather!

      With water: softer; more sherry influences now.
    • Taste
      Neat: more of the same; ashes and leather at the foreground.

      With water: Less ashy, but still peaty and leathery. As with the nose, more sherry influences.
    • Finish
      Dry but long; ashes and leather lingering on.

  3. Bloempin scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Fantastic Whisky: Smoky Sherry in cask strength.
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      92 92

  4. tkoppelaar scored this whisky 90 points Member Senior

    As far as I am concerned the best Kilchoman so far.
    • Nose
      Clear kilchoman nose. Salt sea air, peat, earth. With a sherry smell
    • Taste
      Wow! The beginning is clearly kilchoman. Earth, wood and salt, after which the sherry influences immediately. Forest fruits, blackberries, figs. Creamy and sweet.
    • Finish
      Fruit, spices, pepper. Long and sweet Then again wood and peat

  5. Maltseller did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    We ( WIN) got just 168 bottles for Holland.

  6. WantsWhisky scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    A little of firestone on the nose which is not really bothering. A good taste which all make it a good dram, but in the finish a little to much of sulpher which made me decide to gave it 83 points. Would not buy this one, because I liked the 9th release and 10 release of WIN to much over this one.

  7. nc2malt did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    It appears that a third bottling was performed from this cask:

    http://www.whiskybase.com/whisky/58166/kilchoman-2009This makes me think that 618 is too high.

    UPDATE:

    Three releases (at least?) have occurred with this sherry butt.300 for ImpEx (confirmed by ImpEx)150 for Kilchoman's Distillery Shop318 for Whisky Import Netherlands?768 bottles total.Corrections welcome.

    2nd update: My attempted update to this entry to read 318 bottles was not accepted. Hmm, numbers don't seem to add up if WIN truly got 618 bottles. 1068 bottles in a butt, probably not... oh well

  8. JacobaEd scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    i do not recognise the specific Kilchoman flavour in this whisky
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      82 82

  9. WantsWhisky scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    A shared cask with the Kilchoman shop exclusive, which took 150 bottles from the same cask at the same date. So the total outcome from the cask was 768 bottles.

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