West Cork Calvados Cask Finished /43%/
– West Cork Distillers Co. was founded in 2003 by John O’Connell, Dennis and Ger McCarthy. Ten years later they moved to Skibbereen, where they operate to this day. The company distills malt and grain whiskey and produces blended whiskey, gin and vodka as well. The newest addition (November 2019) to the company portfolio is called ‘Cask Finish Collection’. The range consists of five expressions of triple distilled single malt whiskey aged in first fill bourbon barrels and then finished in casks selected from the finest fortified wines and spirits – sherry, port, rum, calvados and virgin casks. The whiskey presented here spent final period of maturation in Calvados Garnier casks.
Nose: fruity, apples, pears, white peaches, vanilla, marzipan, toffee, hints of lemon grass, white pepper and oak.
Palate: vanilla, toffee, baked apples, pears, quince jelly, dash of candied ginger, traces of pine needles, hay and oak.
Finish: medium long, with notes of summer fruits, vanilla, honey, hints of mixed spice and oak.
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