HARVESTApril 4, 2018
The parish of Kilchoman is home to some of Islay’s most fertile ground. It is here, in the fields surrounding the distillery, where we grow 200 tons of barley each year. Planting in Spring once Islay’s 50,000 geese have migrated, our farm team care for the barley over the summer months before harvesting in early September. Harvest time represents the start of the whisky-making process which sees our Kilchoman grown barley malted, distilled, matured and bottled here at the distillery, eventually becoming Islay’s only Single Farm Single Malt Scotch Whisky over 1130 days later.
Sanaig scores 95.1pts at the International Whisky Competition 2019
It was another great year for Kilchoman at the International Whisky Competition with Sanaig scoring 95.1 points, that’s right, 95..1 points! Machir Bay also did pretty well with 91.4 points. IWC results follow both expressions being awarded Gold Medals at the Spirits Business Scotch Whisky Masters earlier this month – we’re…June 25, 2019