Sullivans Cove French Oak
World’s Best Single Malt Whisky - World Whiskies Awards 2014
Double Gold Medal - 2014 San Francisco spirits competition
Australasian Whisky of the Year - Wizards of Whisky 2014
Australasian Single Malt of the Year - Wizards of Whisky 2014
Best Australian Single Malt - World Whiskies Awards 2014
Best Australian Single Malt under 12 years - World Whiskies Awards 2013
Southern Hemisphere Whisky of the Year -- Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2013
Liquid Gold Award 96.5/100 Cask HH0509 Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2013
Gold Medal World Whisky Masters 2012
Gold Medal Wizards of Whisky 2012
Gold Medal World Whisky Masters 2011
NOSE: Full rich dark chocolate with cinnamon, orange peel, hazelnut and licorice mint.
PALATE: Rich and sweet front palate with flavours of chocolate, pepper, toffee and fruit cake.
FINISH: Long lingering finish of dried dark fruit and dark chocolate.
Age 12+ years - 47.5% abv - Aged in French Oak Port Casks • From McWilliams Winery in Hunter Valley, Australia • The casks originate from Limousin, France where they were filled with Port for 30 years.
The barrels are scraped and the scrapings are hung in a basked in the cask to re-char the barrel.
They use an older filtering system known as racking. Fresh distilled water is added to the matured barrels over a 2 to 3 week period. The barrels then sit for 3 months. During this period the fresh water aids in settling the sediment to the bottom. The Whisky is then “racked” or drawn off. The result is a creamier, fuller mouth, feel whisky.
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