Whisky "West Cork" Sherry Cask 12 Years, gift box, 0.7 L
Whiskey is a golden-amber color.
The taste of the whiskey is warm, balanced, soft, sweet, with tones of raisins, dates, milk chocolate and sweet berries, light nutty hues. The aftertaste is juicy, with nuances of black currant juice and caramel.
Scent of vanilla, cherry peel and nuances of raspberry are felt in the scent of whiskey.
Whiskey is used in its pure form, with the addition of ice or a drop of water.
"West Cork" Sherry Cask 12 Years - single malt Irish whiskey, released in a limited edition of 2500 bottles. This soft, warm, sweet whiskey with hints of berries, dried fruits and chocolate is made from the best local ingredients: its own barley and soft spring water. All the work on the production of whiskey is done manually. Whiskey is aged for 12 years: first in American barrels from under bourbon, and in the last 110 days - in barrels from under sherry. Maturation in sherry kegs takes a shorter period of time than usually in other distilleries, in order to avoid suppressing shades obtained from the basic aging.
The West Cork (WCD) distillery, founded in 2003, was inspired by the proud history of food and beverage production in Cork County. Three friends - Denis McCarthy, Ger McCarthy and John O'Connell - by 2003 reached certain heights in their fields. Denis and Gehr were engaged in deep-water marine trawlers, and John was a research and development scientist for some of the major food and beverage companies. Having united, the friends decided to try themselves in the sphere of beverage production. First they experimented with light brown alcohols. In 2007, the trio produced "Dromberg", a fortified drink obtained by fermenting sugar beet and malt and aged on oak chips, using a method developed by O'Connell. Then came the drink "Lough Hyne", which was made on the same principle, but more sturdy and aged in barrels from Irish whiskey and bourbon. And only then friends went to the manufacture of whiskey.
All West Cork whiskeys are made from Irish ingredients: grains, spring water and barley, and WCD is the only Irish distillery that itself makes malt from its barley. In the production of whiskey, triple distillation is used, but the pots are only half filled to ensure maximum copper-vapor interaction. Previously, West Cork Distillers were based on a leased plant with an area of 10,000 square meters. feet in the Skibberin. In 2013, the turnover reached 3.5 million euros, and the time for expansion is coming. By 2016, WCD has moved to a new site, investing in its acquisition and modernization of about 1.5 million euros. Today West Cork Distillers is one of two independent distilleries in Ireland.