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Kavalan Concertmaster

Overall rating
80.19/100
votes
18
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Port Cask Finish
Bottled
24.11.2015
Casktype
Port Cask Finish
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
2015.11.24
Barcode
4710085208456
Added on
12 Apr 2016 5:03 pm by JSW
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 55,07

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18 × member ratings

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Whisky Reviews for Kavalan Concertmaster

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.19 points

  1. YuraLM scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    Well balanced, simple enough
    • Nose
      At the beginning smell of coffee and walnut and then chopped grass, lime, and wine notes. And at the end smell of prunes
    • Taste
      Walnut, Porto wine, oak casc, chicory
    • Finish
      Long lasting enough, taste of coffee and chicory

  2. Cubey666 scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Tasted at Whisky in Leiden 2017

    Compared to an older batch of the ConcertMaster this one seems more artificial, a but more hasted, watery and bit plain it seems
    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      78 78

  3. eppelheimer scored this whisky 75 points Member Senior

    Nice new experience, but nothing for my bar.
    • Nose
      Exotic fruits and coconut
    • Taste
      Again the fruits and coconut, now also the port.
    • Finish
      Short, due to the young age no oak, but also no sharpness of the alcohol.

  4. Ivynor scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    Nothing special.
    • Nose
      Nose quite lively and young, a little vinous, on green apple, balsamic vinegar, dried fruits
    • Taste
      Mouth powerful enough for 40% but alcoholic and young. A little green apple, some dried fruit, some vinous notes (quite true to the nose)
    • Finish
      Rather short, a little sweet.

  5. St. Pauli scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    This one felt a bit as if two drinks were recently mixed together and don't form one entity. Good for evenings with friends, where chatting is the main ingredient of the evening.
    • Nose
      Vanilla, furniture polish, honey, dark fruit, dried fruit, glue, bourbon, clove, nutmeg.
    • Taste
      sweet (a bit sickly to be honest), barley, honey, biscuits.
    • Finish
      Oily, a little spirity, stewed plums, pepper.

  6. aprager did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Very pleasant. Nice alternative to sherry finishes.
    • Nose
      Port, Liquorice, Mango, very pleasant. With water earthy, cellar and musty oak
    • Taste
      As expected - plenty of port, sweet and chewy, raisins, chocolate and prunes. With water nuts, malt, less sweet
    • Finish
      Relatively short with sweet undertone

  7. JacobaEd scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

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

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