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Kavalan Concertmaster Port Cask Finish Single Malt Taiwanese Whisky (700ml)

$120. 00 Bottle
$1440.00 Dozen
ABV: 40%
Tasting note: [20ml sample] Deep polished copper colour. Aromatically, a curious mix of roasted nuts, aniseed infused honey, ginger biscuit and a pantry full of sweet spices, in particular, vanilla, clove and cinnamon. Soft entry builds into a beautifully harmonised, light to middle-weight whisky offering delicate mince fruit pie flavours and gentle heat. Subtle vanilla and manuka honey aftertaste...Good wine vs whisky balance. More interesting with every sip. 40% Alc./Vol.

Other reviews... the elegant restraint of this whisky should certainly be admired. 92.5 points - Jim Murrays Whisky Bible 2021

...Here Jim Swan has taken the bold step of double maturing an already quick maturing spirit, but it works. Blueberries and rich oak are to the fore, while Kavalan's cherry accents act as the link between spirit and Port. Think rosehips and creme de mures. Thick and liquorous. 90 points - maltadvocate.com (Vol. 19, #4) Reviewed by: Dave Broom