Vinho is fully matured in used American oak wine barrels that have been toasted and recharred in a way that brings out fruity vanilla notes from the whisky and wood overlaid on a delicate background of complex fruitiness. It has a complex and multi-dimensional background of pepper, spice, dates and other fruits, such as ripe melon and mango together with kiwi and a delicate blend of citrus fruits burst.
A rich fusion of vanilla and caramelized sugars with dark chocolate on top. Ripe melon and mango together with kiwi and a delicate blend of citrus fruits burst. Pepper is also present in the background waiting to be noticed. This bouquet is simply a sensational feast to your olfactory organ…
The taste ends with clean and complex flavours embodying all that is best in the finest malt whiskies enjoying a long aftertaste.
We suggest drinking Kavalan Solist Vinho Barrique Single Cask neat.
Having tasted previous releases, I must say that this particular release is a stand out. Richer, bolder and more intense flavour with a long finish. Still can’t believe this is cask strength as it goes down so easily 😉
– Josh (Resident Drinks Enthusiast @ Cambridge Cellars)