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Redbreast 21 Years Old 70cl 46°

Distillery : Midleton / Country : Ireland / Reference: : 22919

Redbreast 21 year old is the finest representation of the signature Redbreast sherry style - it is the oldest and richest expression of Redbreast ever produced. Furthermore, the 21-year ageing process introduces new levels of depth, flavour and taste to create an inherently complex and ultimately, rewarding whiskey.

It is made from a mash of malted and unmalted barley, triple distilled in copper pot stills, and finally, matured in a combination of American bourbon barrels and first fill Spanish Oloroso sherry butts. 

165,83 €

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Features

Volume0.7 L
ABV46 °
TypeSingle Pot Still
DistilleryMidleton
CountryIreland
RegionCounty Cork
Age21 years
MaturationBourbon & Sherry
PeatNon Peated
PackagingCase
Reference:22919

Redbreast is an exceptional Single Pot Still whiskey produced by the Midleton distillery.


Recognised as one of the best Irish Whiskeys in the world for its perfect balance and complexity similar to great Scotch whiskies, Redbreast is often called the "Irish nectar".


In 1966, John Jameson & Son decided to mingle with whiskey production companies John Power & Son and Cork Distillers Company and established the Irish Distillers Ltd., a sub-company today part of the Pernod-Ricard group. The complete whiskey production is today located in a new building in Midleton distillery, Cork.


Midleton is one of the most modern distilleries in the world. Its production capacity reaches near to 19 million litres a year. 13 stills are operating and make all types of Irish whiskeys combined (Irish pot still, single malt, single grain…).


The old distillery building, much more impressive, has been kept and turned into a museum. Named “The Jameson Heritage Center”, we may admire an amazing water wheel from 1852, a stationary steam machine used to power the distillery and the biggest still the world. It is in one of these old Georgian architecture stone buildings with red shutters that Barry Crockett, the current Midleton distillery Director, was born.

Nose: remarkable aroma spanning fresh tropical fruits, nuts and rich dried fruit.

Taste: soft vanilla, toasted oak, sherry nuttiness with a dusting of pot still spices. Luscious fleshy fruit notes complete the creamy mouth feel.

Finish: lingers, seemingly forever, to oak and pot still spices and then the final bow from the barley – where it all begins.

Winner - Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 

Winner  - Jim Murray's Whisky Bible
Irish Whiskey of the Year - 2017

Gold - World Whiskies Awards 

Gold - World Whiskies Awards
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rish Pot Still Whiskey 21 Years and Over - 2014

Gold Outstanding - International Wine & Spirit Competition 

Gold Outstanding - International Wine & Spirit Competition
Irish Whiskey - Single Pot Still - 2014