The English - Red Wine Single Cask
The English – Red Wine Single Cask
ABV: 56.8 %
Distillery – St George’s Distillery, Norfolk
Est: 2006 – First English distillery for 120 years
Source: The Breckland River
Local Norfolk barley
Whisky batches by hand – no computers
Many other productions using variety of casks:
- Virgin Oak, Smokey, Bourbon & Oloroso, Rum plus many ‘celebration’ editions
Matured in a Portuguese Cabernet Sauvignon wine cask for 11 years (their oldest whisky)
Small batch - bottled at cask strength with an outturn of only 311 bottles.
“Donald Trump – when he’s really overdone it!”
Boiled sweets – think cough candies. Cinnamon, cloves and woody spices along with rich caramelised raisins.
Pomander, red grape, malty chocolate biscuits, rye and caraway
Rich dark fruits. Very woody, and the boiled sweets come through on the palate. Notes of raisins and apricots are also present.
Orange oil, raspberry and red apple. A good whack of nutmeg and five-spice follow on.
Soft smooth sweet pepper butter