Kavalan Solist Vinho Barrique #WO80225011 NAS 59.9%abv

p1010195Nose: Fruit mince pies, mixed peel, dry sherry, Mount Gay Extra Old Rum, roasted chestnuts, Gummy Bears.
Palate: Huge tangy fruitiness, roasted chestnuts, tobacco leaf, mixed herbs, peppery heat and some drying oak.
Finish: Medium length with a battle between the tangy fruitiness and the oaky dryness.
Last Word: As good a young whisky as I’ve tried and incredible for such a young distillery.

Rating: 90/100