2016 Ultimate Spirits Challenge

Kavalan ex-Bourbon Oak Single Malt Taiwanese Whisky (Taiwan), 46% abv, $124.99

94
Excellent,
Highly Recommended

Tasting Notes:

Intense, musky tropical fruit and outsize wood tannins make this almost unmistakable. With exuberant layers of green cardamom, coconut oil, papaya and mango it may not win any points for subtlety, but definitely has no lack of personality.

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