Knappogue Castle Marchesi di Barolo Cask Finish

Single Malt

Knappogue Castle // Ireland

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4 out of 5 stars
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Knappogue Castle Marchesi di Barolo is the third release in the brand's Cask Finish limited edition series. Like the other releases, this single malt starts out as Knappogue Castle Bourbon Cask Matured 12 Year and finishes in a wine cask. In this case, casks from esteemed Italian winery Marchesi di Barolo is used to finish maturing the whiskey. Bottled without chill-filtration at 92 proof, only 1020 bottles were produced. Available beginning September 2019.

  • age
    12 Year
  • Cost
  • abv
  • Single Malt
    Distilled in pot stills from 100% malted barley, produced at one distillery, aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.
  • Cask Type
    ex-bourbon, finished in Barolo wine casks

Tasting Notes

"This is a wonderfully complex single malt from Knappogue Castle. The red wine barrel influence very nicely complements the grain of the whiskey, bringing in notes of red currant to pair with vanilla, almond, chestnut, and treacle. Pour this one neat and enjoy."

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Sweet & Full Bodied