Vicomte Single Malt 8 years old, Aged in Cognac Barrels / 40% – Vicomte is a French single malt from undisclosed distillery. What makes it more mysterious is fact that the brand is owned by the American Company Venturi Brands. Venturi Brands is a Florida based company founded in 2012 by ‘industry executives with over 50 years combined experience focused on brand development and ownership’. The whisky is double distilled from organic barley grown and harvested in Poitou-Charentes region then matured for six months in fresh Limousine oak and additional 8 years in ex-cognac barrels. Vicomte single malt was introduced in 2015 and is released in small batches.
Nose: distinctive cognac characteristics, apricots, bananas, oranges, caramel, honey, vanilla and bunch of fresh herbs.
Palate: baked apples, oranges, grapes, crème brûlée, vanilla cream, milk chocolate, licorice and toasted oak.
Finish: not too long, apples, raisins, toasted oak and dash of spice.
Buy bottle at Dom Whisky Online or in Reda, Wejherowska 67.