Kavalan Concertmaster Port Cask Single Malt Whisky
Established in 2005, Kavalan is Taiwan’s first whiskymaker, with their Kavalan Concertmaster named Best in Class at the 2011 International Wine & Spirit Competition. This single malt whisky showcases Ruby Port, Tawny Port and Vintage Port casks from Portugal to finish whiskies that were initially matured in American oak.
Nose: Red grapes and clove, followed by a good whack of vanilla. A little bit of tobacco leaf and cookie dough.
Palate: Brown sugar mixed with ground cinnamon and white pepper, doused in good Port. A core of white oak warmth.
Finish: Raisins, prunes, strawberry jam and another pinch of tobacco.