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Loch Gorm is the heavily sherried expression of Kilchoman's stable, I really enjoyed both the 2016 & 2017 versions but did not have a chance to try 2018 but the reviews on tha one were mixed.
The 2019 version is a vatting of 20 oloroso Sherry butts from 2006 to 2011, I believe it's the first time some of their older casks have been included in a standard edition.
Nose: The nose is more expressive upfront than previous versions. Clean smoke, fairly soft, a bit of camphor/juniper, sharp oak, dried fruit. With time there is tobacco added to the mix.
Palate: Ashy, lots of round sherry sweetness, plum pudding. Almonds/marzipan. sharp earthy peat, a bit of ginseng and meatiness
Finish: Salty and smoky, almonds, lemon, juniper, a slight bitter green soapy feeling at the end, a bit like cilantro?
Blab: If you like the combo of heavy peat/sherry then this is for you, there are some parts of it that work less for me, the nose is nice,the clash of sweet and soapy/bitter at the end.