The second Kilchoman to be fully matured in port casks, this expression is a vatting of 30 ruby port casks, filled in 2014.
The nose offers milk chocolate sprinkled with white pepper, sweet red wine, and ultimately, smoky citrus fruit. Big red berry notes lead on the palate, followed by ginger and spicy peat. Tangy red currants and bonfire smoke in the relatively long finish. Impressive for its age. (GS, fall 2018