St. Kilian Signature Edition Two: Matured in Amarone wine casks
Various malts and differentsizes provide a special profile
The second St.Kilian Signature Edition Two in several shops - as long as the limited edition is available.from St. Kilian was released. "Two" is its name and it follows chronologically the edition "One", which was presented in May. You can find
The malt from Weyermann Maltings in Bamberg. The malt that was used for Edition Two is a special of different malted barlys (Pilsen malt, Munich malt, Caramünch and Melanoidin ).in Rüdenau in Lower Franconia distilles in the Scottish way in pot stills from Forsyths of Rothes and uses either peated , which is sourced from Scotland, or unpeated
Amarone wine casks of different sizes
This joy in experimentation is also evident in the wide variety of casks St. Kilian uses to mature the : while Edition One was batcht from , rum, and even by adding a little whisky matured in chestnut casks, Mario Rudolf and his team exclusively used casks in which previously Amarone red wine was stored for the St. Kilian Signature Edition Two.
The voluminous, sweet wine, for which the grapes are first dried for several months, gave its own stamp to the casks, which they then passed on to whisky in the form of fruity, creamy notes. However, in order to achieve a spicy rounding and a more complex flavor, different sizes of Amarone were used for the Two. About two-thirds of the casks that were used were 325-liter-casks, a good one-third 225-liter casks, and there was also a little amount of whisky from small 50-liter casks batched.
The three-year-old St. Kilian Signature Edition Two was with 54.2% , with natural and without chill filtration.
Tasting notes for the St. Kilian Signature Edition Two
Appearance: Amber with a rosé accent
Aroma White peach, ripe raspberries and creamy strawberry biscuit playing along with a fine hint of malt and a hint of fresh mint
Taste: Sweet toffees and fruity berry dessert are followed by a spicy intermezzo with hints of grain, cocoa and aromatic
Finish: A long oak, caramel and fruit noteswith fine
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