A red wine cask matured single cask from the English Whisky Company bottled by Glasgow's North Star.
Distilled August 2007 this was matured in a Burgundy red wine cask for 11 years. From Cask Series 009, there are 330 bottles globally at 49.8%.
Only 6 bottles were allocated to Australia.
Nose: Pinot noir.
Palate: Flinty cherries and raspberries.
Finish: Sassenach's Eau De Vie - Tres Bon.
North Star have quickly become one of The Oak Barrel's favourite independent bottlers. Exceptional cask selections at very reasonable prices, they are exciting, fun whiskies - even when they're very serious - which are designed to be drunk and shared.
- Single Malt