Kavalan Solist Vinho Barrique Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky

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Size750mL Proof118.4 (59.2% ABV) - may vary
Matured in used American oak wine barrels that have been toasted and re-charred, this whisky was named the World's Best Single Malt Whisky at Whisky Magazine's 2015 World Whiskies Awards.

This product is available in: NY Unfortunately, we can't ship to PO Boxes and APO addresses.

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About Kavalan Solist Vinho Barrique Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky

The term "Kavalan" refers to some of the earliest inhabitants of Taiwan, who settled the modern-day Yilan County during the 16th century. Legend has it that the Kavalan arrived by sea from the east and upon seeing the stunning beauty of Taiwan, decided to settle the bountiful land.

Kavalan Taiwanese Single Malt Whisky is crafted by the King Car Group, which was established in Taiwan in 1956. The whisky is made entirely in Taiwan from malted barley that is imported from Scotland. Once the grains arrive in Taiwan, they are milled and mashed, before being fermented with water drawn from springs situated in the Central and Snowy Mountain ranges. This incredibly pure and quintessentially Taiwanese water source adds slightly mineral, round flavors to the whisky. Following fermentation, the wash is distilled through lantern-shaped copper-pot stills that were previously used at the Glenlivet Distillery. Due to the small size and shape of the stills, the whisky interacts with the copper, resulting in an incredibly pure and fruity flavor profile.

After the whisky has been distilled, it is matured in used American oak wine barrels that have been toasted and recharred. These barrels, which have aged both red and white wine, lend notes of fruit, vanilla, and oak to the whisky, as well as caramel, chocolate and spice, leading to an elegant, brown sugar finish.

Kavalan Solist Vinho Barrique Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky was named the World's Best Single Malt Whisky at Whisky Magazine's 2015 World Whiskies Awards. It also received the Double Gold Medal at the 2012 San Francisco World Spirits Competition.

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Smooth, with bourbon notes and vanilla cream hints. Caramel and chocolate mix with spice before an elegant, brown sugar finish.
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