“Shaved, Toasted & Re-charred”, this is the meaning of STR.
This single malt KILCHOMAN STR CASK matured release 2019 is a limited edition, aged for 7 years in oak barrels ex red wine, cleaned and re-toasted and bottled at full 50% vol.
Kilchoman STR CASK is a peaty single malt Scotch whiskey without definition of age aged exclusively in retosted ex-red wine barrels from the Spanish winery Bodega Miguel Martin.
Kilchoman STR Cask Matured is a peaty single malt Scotch distilled in 2012.
To create this whiskey Jim Swan, the old Master Distiller, selected 43 barrels of red wine whose interior was first grated and smoothed, then toasted and finally charred.
This limited edition was bottled in 2019 at 50% vol. without being cold filtered, without adding dyes and in 14,500 specimens.
The nose is peaty with notes of fruit and spices, it is rich and deep, it perfectly combines the flavors of sherry with those of peat and spices.
The finish is long, sweet and persistent, balanced.
The 2020 edition of the KILCHOMAN STR CASK matured release 2019 is a great gift idea for all peaty whiskey fans.
A limited edition of Kilchoman whiskey which, in the near future, will acquire great value.
Color: Amber with pink reflections.
Aroma: The nose is sweet with notes of red fruit, citrus, cinnamon and caramel, chocolate, all linked by peat smoke.
Taste: Medium-bodied on the palate, notes of mineral peat blend together with notes of caramel, strawberry jam, fruit cake and a sprinkling of cinnamon.
Final: Of good persistence, slightly spicy, with notes of caramel, red berries, barley malt and a very long note of smoke.
KILCHOMAN STR CASK matured release 2019 can be paired with an excellent Nicaraguan cigar such as NUB or Liga Privada.