Redbreast Lustau Edition 70cl 46% vol. It is a single pot still the result of the collaboration of the prestigious Jerez winery Lustau and the Irish distillery Midleton. The whiskey ages in bourbon and sherry barrels between 9 and 12 years and then spend an additional year in Spanish oak barrels previously wrapped with fragrant, providing a creamy palate with red fruits, plums and marzipan.
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Redbreast Lustau Edition 70cl 46% vol. It is, together with Redbreast 21 Years, the most prominent expression of the Irish distillery. A single pot still resulted from the close collaboration of the prestigious Jerez winery Lustau and the Midleton distillery. The whiskey ages in bourbon and sherry barrels for a period of between 9 and 12 years and then spend an additional year in Spanish oak barrels previously wrapped with Lustau scent that imprint in the distillate a character marked by a creamy palate with notes of red fruits, prunes and marzipan that give way to a persistent and sweet end.
Thanks to the long collaboration between Bodegas Lustau and Irish Distillers we can enjoy this great Irish whiskey. Billy Leighton, Master Blender of Irish Distillers and Manuel Lozano, recently deceased, winemaker responsible for the winery and the exceptional trajectory that in recent years has given the winery great prestige at the level have worked on this long-term project international.
Redbreast whiskeys are made in the Midleton distillery in County Cork, along with other whiskeys such as Powers, Green Spot and Jameson. Redbreast has been awarded at the IWSC for two consecutive years, winning several double gold medals at the San Francisco World Spirit Competition and named as one of the best whiskeys in the world by critic Jim Murray. A flash to make the most complex and delicate Irish whiskeys.
Redbreast dates back to 1903, when Jameson began a collaboration with an importer of port and sherry, which at that time had a large number of empty sherry and port barrels in which whiskey matured.
Region: County Cork.
Style: Single Pot Still.
Aging: Distilled three times and matured again to twelve years in sherry and bourbon barrels and then spend an additional year in first-fill barrels previously wrapped with fragrant Lustau.
Nose: On the nose there are notes of red fruits, prunes and marzipan.
Mouth: Creamy palate thanks to the characteristic use of malted and malted barley, cocoa, honey, cinnamon, nuts and plum .
Finish: Persistent and sweet with cinnamon memories.
This Redbreast Lustau Edition, launched in the middle of 2016, is a different approach that distillery lovers can not fail to try, with a one-year finish, when the market has accustomed us to a few months , which gives the whiskey differential notes to the already complex character of the distillery.