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[Quick Review] Kilchoman - Fino Sherry Matured 2020 46%

Picture courtesy of Bottler : Kilchoman Age : NAS Distilled : n/a Bottled : 2020 Cask : Fino casks previously used by Bodega Miguel Martin in Spain, 11 fresh butts and 1 refill butt Abv : 46% Unchillfiltered : Yes Natural Colour : Yes Nb of bottles : 10,500 Extra : This is part of Kilchoman's autumn release. The whisky I am reviewing is a sample sent to me by the distillery. I did not pay for it. In the last couple of years, I have started to take a deeper interest in Sherry and its multiple versions. Lately, the whisky world seems to have gone crazy for sherry-cask aged/finished whisky, and the darker the better for certain people. These tend to be whiskies aged in ex-Oloroso or Pedro-Ximenes casks but not all sherry will impart a dark colour to the whisky, some like Fino or Manzanilla will keep single malts looking like white wine. However, they are not the most popular in the industry, that is why I have been very curious to try one of Kilchoman'