Corowa Single Barrel Peated French Oak Port Cask Matured Single Malt Whisky – Cask 247 (500ml)
Volume: 500ml ABV: 61% Age: No Age Statement Country: Scotland
Cask Number: 247
Date of Distilling: 25/11/2017
Date of Bottling: 17/02/2020
Matured In: a single French Oak ex-Port Barrel
Dean Druce, the owner of Corowa Distilling Co. owned the Junee Licorice and Chocolate Factory in Wagga Wagga, which was also based in a restored flour mill. This mill in Corowa experienced a major overhaul and after spending years on renovations turned this Corowa site into something magical. Every heard of Willy Wonks Chocolate Factory well now add whisky to the equation and take away the kids! With help from Head Distiller Beau Schilg, Dean has not only created a magnificent place to make whisky and chocolate but a place to make great whisky and great chocolate. The combination is artistic and de vine.
Taking old tawny port barrels, old sherry barrels and ex-bourbon barrels from the USA and filling them with fruity new make and waiting patiently for at least two years has now paid off. The wait is over and now we can all enjoy their hard work and the ultimate vision. The Corowa Distilling Co.
This single barrel whisky marks the start of some single cask releases from the distillery. Taking the fruity clean spirit being produced at the distillery and filling one French oak barrel previously been used to make port If you thought that mature a whisky for approximately 2 years and 3 months would result a whisky lacking in flavour and bursting with young warm spirit then think again. The flavour profile on this is amazing for a two year old whisky.
Our Tasting Notes
Nose: Red fruits, musty oak, earthy peat, forest floor and sticky date pudding.
Palate: Summer pudding, polished oak, Edinburgh rock, plum pudding, creamy latte, nutmeg and pickled ginger
Finish: Smouldering hāngi, vanilla creme brulee, soft caramels.
In our top ten of Australian whiskies ever produced. Highly recommended.
|Dimensions||43 × 14 × 14 cm|
Cask Strength, Peat Smoke, Port Cask
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