KILCHOMAN Sanaig. This sherry cask scotch whisky is matured in a high proportion of oloroso barrels, imparting a balance of dried fruits, dark chocolate and rich peat smoke into the spirit.
Sanaig is rocky inlet just north of the distillery and is the name given to our predominantly sherry cask influenced core expression, a vatting of 70% oloroso sherry casks and 30% bourbon barrel
Sanaig, named after an inlet on Islay’s rugged Atlantic cost, is a vatting of Kilchoman matured in both sherry and bourbon barrels
- Aroma: Rich sherry with fruit & nut chocolate, a kick of delicate spice, green apples and malty buscuits with a touch of light peat smoke.
- Palate: Barley, slightly herbal, a little fruit, grassy. Big on malt, ground ginger.
- Finish: Mouthwateringly bittersweet. Ginger, dry sherry, almost hoppy after a while.