Firkin Rare: Teaninich 2009 Whisky in Double Oak Tawny Port Cask
Key Facts About This Single Malt Scotch
Bottler: The Firkin Whisky Company
Whisky Maker: Mike Collings
Age: 2009 Vintage
Region: Highland, Scotland
Spirit: Single cask, single malt scotch
Cask Type: Double oak, ex-tawny port
Alcohol by Volume: 48.9%
Bottled: Natural colour and without chill filtration
Outturn: 297 Bottles
Bottle Size: 700ml
Teaninich 2009 Tawny Port Tasting Notes
Official tasting notes
Teaninich embraces its Tawny Port partner. Together the two sparkle and shine, revealing fresh apples with crisp malt and layers of luscious fruit & berries. Facets of initial rich berries reflect the sheen of cereal oak and a hint of bitter sweet fruit. Firkin Rare indeed!
About this Firkin Rare Whisky
To create this Rare expression, Mike Collings started with a single ex-bourbon cask of Teaninich, distilled in 2009. He then gave it a second maturation in one of his custom double-oak casks. These are hand-made by a skilled cooper from ex-bourbon staves combined with virgin French oak. The resulting double-oak cask is then soaked with Tawny port, so that the wood takes up the Port's rich fruity flavours. The Teaninich was finally added, and left to slumber until it was just perfect.
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