Powerscourt Distillery has launched its first blended whiskey, Fercullen Falls.
A mix of single malt and grain whiskeys, Powerscourt Fercullen Falls possesses a excessive malt content material highlighting the model’s distinct model. A 50/50 mix, the malt whiskey was matured in first-fill ex-bourbon barrels and the grain in a mixture of ex-bourbon and new heavy-char oak casks.
“With this launch, The Powerscourt Distillery is heralding the beginning of a brand new period for the Distillery, with the inclusion of malt whiskey distilled at Powerscourt. As a proud Wicklow man it’s great to be a part of the primary (authorized) whiskey distilled in Wicklow in over 100 years. The staff has labored very onerous to develop and ship Fercullen Falls Blended Irish Whiskey and we’re very happy with the outcomes. The 50% Malt content material within the mix provides to the complexity and depth of flavour which could be very totally different to what different blended Irish whiskeys are providing”. Paul Corbett Head Distiller and Blender,” mentioned John Cashman, head of whiskey at Powerscourt.
Drawing on its distinctive location, the title refers back to the Powerscourt Waterfall, Eire’s highest waterfall at 121 meters, and with its modern design, evokes ideas of whiskey falling right into a glass and shared amongst pals.
“This new core expression from Powerscourt Distillery will guarantee our whiskey is related to a brand new era. A shopper viewers which is driving the expansion of Irish whiskey, in search of high quality, not amount,” mentioned Caroline Gardiner, head of selling.
On the nostril, the whiskey provides notes of cinnamon and recent orchard fruits, herbaceous with brown sugar, toffee, and a definite maltiness. The palate delivers wealthy, tender, and candy flavors of vanilla icing and malt spice with a peppery clove end. The end presents a warming malt spice with good size, drying on the extremities of your tongue.
Bottled at 43% ABV, Powerscourt Fercullen Falls is offered to buy within the Distillery and on-line for a retail worth of €38. For extra info, head over to the model’s official web site.
In August 2021, Powerscourt Distillery launched the primary launch in its Property Collection, The Fercullen Mill Home Single Grain Amarone End.