Kavalan Classic Single Malt Whisky 700ml
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Kavalan Classic Single Malt Whisky exemplifies the sheer quality of whisky currently coming out of Taiwan.
The skills of Master Blender Ian Chang work with the humid Taiwanese climate to create whisky that is diverse and complex.
Fresh and clean, the spirit is rich with silky smoothness and hints of tropical fruits, mango in particular.
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Kavalan Distillery has been pioneering the art of single malt whisky in Yilan County, Taiwan since 2005. Kavalan sources the mineral-rich meltwaters of Snow Mountain and is aged in a unique combination of intense heat and humidity together with sea and mountain breezes. All this combines to create the quality, smoothness, and fruity character for which Kavalan is known.
Kavalan takes Yilan County’s old name. A land of blessings, it was here that entrepreneur Mr. Tien-Tsai Lee dreamed of a new whisky homeland and a ‘century-old’ distillery to last generations.
Mr. T.T. Lee’s ambition to create Taiwan’s first whisky took him across the old world to the sacred distilleries of Scotland and Japan. He knew to compete, Taiwan must be world-class, and this tested every sinew of his resolve.
Kavalan brings together a highly skilled R&D team which takes on the legacy of renowned whisky specialist, the late Dr. Jim Swan. It is backed by King Car Group and its more than 40 years of beverage experience and knowledge.
Colour: Lively and passionate amber.
Nose: Clean, elegant, floral (pleasant & refreshing fragrance of the butterfly orchid), fruity and seductive. With hints of honey, tropical fruits (mango in particular), pear drop, vanilla, coconuts and suggestions of chocolate.
Palate: A hint of sweet mango juice with that spicy complexity and gentle warmth on a medium, oily and citrus finish.
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