Navazos-Palazzi Palo Cortado Cask Grain Whisky (July 2014)
Navazos-Palazzi // Spain
Equipo Navazos has joined forces with PM Spirits’ Nicolas Palazzi to produce this rare whisky from northern Spain. It's made from a mashbill of 100% Spanish-grown corn, then aged in fresh, still-wet Valdespino Palo Cortado Casks. While sherry casks are commonly used to age whisky, it is very rare to see whisky aged with a barrel that once held this dry variety of sherry, especially fresh from the winery. Though it is non-age statement, the whisky is between 4-6 years old.
Single GrainDistilled from a grain or mixture of grains, usually corn, wheat, or barley from one distillery, if Scotch or Irish must be aged for at least three years in barrels.
Cask Typeex-palo cortado sherry
"The salted walnut aroma from the sherry influence is immediately apparent on the nose. On the palate, a creamy caramel sweetness wafts in with more salty nut flavors, pineapple, mango and sweet spice. It's a sweet style of whisky, but with just enough weight and spicy grip to keep it elegant and satisfying."