Whiskybase uses tracking cookies in order to improve the website. Do you allow Whiskybase to place these cookies?

You can always change your decision under the privacy settings of your account.

Regardless of your choice Whiskybase places functional cookies to store settings and account information.

Whiskybase

Kavalan Solist

Overall rating
87.83/100
votes
8
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Sherry Cask
Vintage
25.01.2010
Bottled
2016
Casktype
Sherry Cask
Casknumber
S100125006A
Number of bottles
524
Strength
57.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
10 Dec 2016 8:12 am by maltaholic
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 129,66

0 × in wishlist

Level Username

8 × member ratings

Level Username Rating
Expert Senior Tommyknocker
89
Expert Senior DarthDronach
89
Expert Senior Rasti86
89
Member Senior Ptrck.24.7
89
Expert Senior Watanabe
87
Expert Senior Tottenham
87
Connoisseur wisekycourse
86
Connoisseur jazzpianofingers
82

9 × in collection

Level Username Collection
Member Junior Hawkmusic
1
  • closed
Member Junior Rodolphe
1
  • closed
Expert Junior tdmoderndf
2
  • closed
  • closed
Member Senior Thuber
1
  • sample
Expert Senior waal
1
  • empty
Connoisseur wisekycourse
1
  • sample
Hidden user
1
  • closed
Hidden user
1
  • sample
Hidden user
2
  • closed
  • closed

Whisky Reviews for Kavalan Solist

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.83 points

  1. wisekycourse scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    On the nose, black sherry, tobacco, spices, cinnamon, tannin wood !!
    On the palate, fatty alcohol, heavy, overcooked fruits, almost burnt, caramelized, wood, vanilla confit, sugar, ... we draw on the rum !!
    In the final, we find the omnipresent alcohol, vanilla overcooked, a bit of tar and caramelized fruit!
    An uncompromising dram, a little too different!
    • Nose
      cooked black fruits, which lets the caramel through before the fruits, the wood is also very present, sticky dust, peppery spices and sherry ... concentrated.

  2. jazzpianofingers scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    https://whiskylovingpianist.wordpress.com/2017/11/06/twe-show-2017-day-1/

    N: Beside the Karuizawa, of course, it’s chalk & cheese - the Kavalan appearing like young rum-like column distillate with notes of sour veg, a little vinegars.
    T: Decent pancake sherry with a rum-ish waxiness and plenty of rubber developing.
    F: Ugh no.
    C: Probably most unfair to compare them and somewhat futile. But then again, Solist Kavalan single sherry cask bottlings have frequently achieved exceedingly high points from many commentators, me included. Furthermore, consistency in Kavalan’s opening early years has been fabulous. This is still really good 5/6yo whisky, but price of this cask has exceeded calibre.Scores a C

  3. Tommyknocker scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    a worthy opponent for the LMDW, I liked it a bit better, but at a higher price.
    • Nose
      Pur: clearly more restrained than the colleague for LMDW (S081215025), is also a good year younger. However, the same characteristics of a heavy sherry board. Leather, tobacco, cherry cake, dark chocolate. With water: more intense, more fruit, more of everything.
    • Taste
      Pure: sweeter and more pleasing than the LMDW, more dark chocolate chocolate pudding, the leather is also there, tobacco, slightly sulphurous, makes it interesting and edgy. In the middle part then nuttier, also dry, but not quite so extreme. Smarter than the LMDW. With water: makes you beautiful, even more fruity and tasty.
    • Finish
      even slightly longer than the LMDW, not so dry, cherry ice, fruity.

Tastingtags

Add tasting tags by clicking the flavours you recognized in this whisky.

Whiskybase

Whiskybase is founded in 2007 with the goal to create the biggest resource of whisky information in the world. A community driven website built by and for whisky enthusiasts.  




Whiskybase B.V. 
Zwaanshals 530 
3035 KS Rotterdam 
The Netherlands 

KVK: 52072819
VAT: NL850288836B01

Copyright © 2018


Forgot your password?

Login