Teeling Carcavelos Barrel Aged Single Cask Irish Whiskey
Added on Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 07:05 AM
  Bottler: Teeling
  Age: 12 yrs Type: Irish
  Vintage: N/A Subtype: Single Malt
  ABV: 55.70 % Region: Irish
  Price: $75 Availability: Specialty Stores
The whiskey was first aged for twelve years in ex-bourbon barrels before being finished in ex-White Port barrels from the Carcavelos region of Portugal, which is famous for producing beautifully light and fragrant, fruity flavors.

Member Ratings and Notes
Ries
 
n: golden straw, peach, hint of spearmint gum. Dry earth, hard honey candy, and clean linens. 

t: floral (dry white rose petal), chewy malt, and dried grapefruit. Still gentle overall (almost subtle), but with a dense flavor throughout.  Complexity shows in the rich finish and the ABV% really makes this a good one.  If you're not an Irish whiskey fan, this might change your mind.  Blind, it would be difficult for me to ID this as Irish Whiskey.  [B, almost B+]
 
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