Kavalan Solist Madeira Cask 700ml 57.1%
Madeira is a rich fortified wine made on the Portuguese Madeira Islands, where the wine is aged and oxidized through heat. Kavalan’s tropical new make extracts the many rich fruit notes from the wine cask to create an irresistibly sweet yet delicate whisky. Bottled at 57.1% abv this whisky is a rare release from the distillery.
Nose: Wonderful notes of berry jam and freshly baked pancakes, there are sultanas and raisins which combine with honey sweetness and dark caramel with some hints of fresh mint and pickled ginger.
Palate: There are those berry notes again, honeycomb and milk chocolate, gingerbread men (with the chocolate buttons), creamy-textured with garden herbs and ground black pepper.
Finish: Long and warming, custard creams, red apple, dark fruits and balanced oak notes.