Redbreast Lustau Edition

Redbreast Lustau

Price: $75 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Midleton / Pernond Ricard

Region: Ireland

46% ABV

Aged For: NAS

Mashbill: 100% malted and unmalted barley

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon and ex-sherry, finished in Lustau sherry butts

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: No

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

 


 

Color: Golden

Nose: Oily raisins, vanilla, oak, orange peel, and baking spices.

Taste: Has that oily single pot still mouthfeel. Dried fruits, vanilla, a bit of chocolate & mocha, with grape and citrus.

Finish: Fruity and sugary. Very gentle with little warmth. Bits of oak and caramel round out the finish.

Thoughts: A very fruity take on redbreast from the sherry butts, and a good oily mouthfeel.

Score: 82 out of 100

 

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