Whisky Review: Kavalan Solist Vinho Barrique W121213065A (Bottled exclusively for Australia & New Zealand)

Style: Sweet and Spicy  Nose: Fragrant, fresh berries opening, followed by a firm layer of stewed tropical and citrus fruits, red grapes notes nicely laced within it. A rather refreshing tartness balances the aroma. Orange marmalade, floral jam spreading over creme brûlée, maraschino cherry garnished on top. Mellow grassy and copper tone at the back.…

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You’re Invited: An evening of Kavalans

We are very pleased to officially announce that on 18 May 2017, we will be cracking six rather special offerings from Kavalan distillery in Taiwan. The line up of the evening is as follows (The pours are ~20ml): Kavalan Cask S090306002 This is a bottling selected by “Brother Tiger”, a famed figure active at the Hong Kong…

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Whisky Review: Kavalan Solist Moscatel

The Kavalan Solist Moscatel is one of the four new Solist releases Australia is getting this year. Along with the fino, it’s a series dedicated to the horizontal juxtaposition of various sherry strains. The last time I have come across a project similar to this was the Tomatin cuatro series but those were only cask finishes.…

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