Kilchoman, Islay’s Farm Distillery, is proud to announce the release of its first single malt produced from barley, grown, malted, distilled, matured and bottled at the distillery.
It has been matured for 3 years in first fill bourbon barrels from Buffalo Trace Distillery, Kentucky, USA and is lightly peated (10 to 20ppm of phenols) and bottled at 50% alcohol strength
11,300 bottles have been released worldwide of the Kilchoman ‘100% Islay’ and it should retail at £69.00 per bottle.
There is also a special edition, available only at the distillery, of 1060 bottles at cask strength 61.3% ABV. Presented in a hand crafted American white oak presentation box, this edition is available at £149.00.
Anthony Wills, Managing Director, commented: “Being able to release a single malt produced from raw materials sourced locally was what the Kilchoman project was all about and I’m delighted to be able to share this exceptional young aged single malt with whisky enthusiasts around the world”.
Distillery tasting Notes
Colour : Light Golden
Nose: Soft peaty aromas and a blend of citrus, lemon and pear drops
Palate: An initial sweetness is followed by soft peat smoke and then the mixed fruits
Finish: Long and clean with a lovely sweet aftertaste.
For more information visit kilchomandistillery.com.