Redbreast

Lustau Edition

Specifications
Brand: Redbreast
Expression: Lustau Edition
Type: Republic of Ireland Whisky / Pot Still
Age: No Age Statement
ABV: 46%
Country/Region: Republic of Ireland
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Visit the distillery
The Midleton Co. Distillery, Distellery Walk, Midleton, Co. Cork, Republic of Ireland
Taster   Rob Allanson
Nose: Pencil shavings and cedar humidor boxes, really lovely oak notes. Baked oranges and cloves, lemon curd, almond croissants with salted butter. Fresh pencil markings on a painted door frame.
Palate: Sweet vanilla and then those almond croissants. Buttered and salted new potatoes, then huge spices, a pepper and chilli prickle.
Finish: Warm and mouth puckering with tannins and spices.
Comment: Stunning quality and great balance between wood and spirit.
9.0
Taster   Mark Newton
Nose: Classic pot still aromas, with dried fruits – raisins, sultanas. Then wholemeal toast, walnuts, fennel, fruit cake, dried tea and ending up a little earthy.
Palate: It’s exceptionally silky, with more heft than the nose. Toffee-led sweetness is balanced beautifully with ginger and all spice. Coffee grounds, toasted notes, with salted caramel and dark chocolate.
Finish: Spicy towards the end, with chili pepper heat and ginger. A little short.
Comment: Very much a classic example of this style. Delicious to boot.
8.8
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