Co Carlow-based Walsh Whiskey has unveiled the 2019 vintage of The Irishman Vintage Cask, a rare cask strength Irish whiskey expression.
The Irishman Vintage Cask 2019 marries single pot still and single malt whiskey matured in first-fill bourbon casks, which is non chill-filtered and cut to 54% ABV.
According to its maker, the expression offers notes of cinnamon, cloves and sweet vanilla blossom, while on the palate, milk chocolate, crème caramel and a medley of summer fruits and cracked black pepper come through.
This year’s vintage is limited to 2,346 bottles worldwide. Each bottle is numbered and signed by the company’s co-founder and managing director Bernard Walsh.
Bernard said: “We are fortunate that our annual Vintage Cask releases are keenly pursued and are seen as collector’s items so, with just 2,346 bottles across seven countries, they will prized-possessions for whomever secures one.”
The Irishman Vintage Cask 2019 is distributed in the UK by Paragon Brands.