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Waterford Single Farm Origin Ballykilcavan Ed. 1.1 70cl 50°

Archive Waterford Single Farm Origin Ballykilcavan Edition 1.1 70cl 50°

Distillery : Waterford / Country : Ireland / Reference: : 24034

This first limited edition of Ballykilcavan was distilled from barley cultivated by David Walsh-Kemmis in the county of Laois, next to an old wooded area, on one of the best terroirs for the growth of barley intended for malting.

Distilled in 2016, the Single Malt benefited from aging in first filling Bourbon casks (45%), French premium barrels (37%) and natural sweet wine barrels (18%). The whole was assembled and bottled at 50%, free from colouring, additives and chill-filtration.

This 100% Irish Single Malt develops a particularly fruity character, with expressive notes of raisins and cherry, accompanied by aromas of toffee.

8.640 bottles for the world.

With its "Single Farm Origin" range of natural whiskies in a limited edition, the Waterford distillery aims to reveal the qualities of Irish terroir. Produced from 100% Irish barley, recognized as the most qualitative in the world, each bottling is the result of a harvest, a farm, a terroir. They are the expression of precision and rarity, revealing the aromas and flavours of barley from small Irish farms and varying with each harvest. Waterford allows you to know from each bottle, all the factors that influenced the character of the whisky, from the soil of the field to the different barrels used, including the variety of barley, yeast, etc.

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Volume0.7 L
ABV50 °
TypeSingle malt
RegionWaterford county
MaturationBourbon & French wine
PeatNon Peated
CharacteristicsNon Chill-Filtered

The Waterford distillery was launched by Mark Reynier in Ireland, drawing inspiration from the greatest winegrowers in the world, and is generating enormous interest among whisky lovers around the world.

After having brilliantly directed the Bruichladdich distillery, Mark Reynier launched a new challenge in the world of whisky with Waterford, that of transparency to reveal and enhance the spirit of the terroirs. The distillery will relentlessly transpose to the single malt whisky the same intellectual approach, the same methodology and the same rigor that exist in the world of wine.

Through its “Téireoir code” system, Waterford makes known all the indications which influenced the qualities of its bottlings, of the soil of the field, through its geolocation, the variety of barley, yeast, the barrels used and the assembly carried out: a terroir, a farm, a harvest ... As a bonus, interviews with farmers, superb photos and the sounds of the field can be found on the page dedicated to each Single Malt.

Waterford thus reveals the often underestimated influence of all the elements such as the earth, or the microclimate on the production of whisky.

"For years people have been deceived as to the source of the quality of whisky: first the stills, then the water and now the barrels. We want to highlight what makes whisky the most complex spirit in the world, the original source of its extraordinary aromas and flavours: barley." Says Mark Reynier, founder of the Waterford distillery. "The new Single Farm Origin range is a series of limited editions of natural whiskies with ultra-sharp origins that reveal the Irish terroir farm by farm, place by place. They are the expression of precision and rarity, revealing the aromas and flavours of barley from small Irish farms and varying with each harvest."

Backed by cutting-edge technology, Waterford Single Malts push the boundaries of authenticity and traceability.

Whisky Waterford

Nose: fruity and vegetal. Fruity attack on red currant and raisins. The nose then evolves into more vegetal (foliage, freshly cut grass) and farmy notes.

Palate: warm and delicious. Very tasty notes of toffee, flambéed bananas and brown sugar at first, then complemented by flavours of cinnamon mulled wine.

Finish: long and malty. Very large, the single malt evolves on dry malt notes while retaining a very oily character.