Kavalan distillery is part of the King Car group in Taiwan, and was the first whisky distillery in the country. The group's founder, TT Lee, was a huge fan of Glenlivet single malt and was inspired to try and replicate it in his home nation, enlisting the help of the legendary Dr. Jim Swan, known by many as "the Einstein of whisky." The distillery takes its name from the indigenous Kavalan people of Taiwan's Kabalan Plain, and opened in December 2005. It produced its first spirit in 2006, and its first single malt bottling in 2008. Within just four years it was already receiving international acclaim, receiving an number of prestigious awards over the years.
This cask was distilled in 2008 and bottled in 2016; aged signifcantly longer than the other US releases we've seen. Packaged in a lovely gift box with a Kavalan etched Glencairn glass.
Please note that the US Import bottles for this release did not have the word "Solist" on the tube or box, apparantly due to trademark concerns.
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