Knappogue Castle 12 Year

Knappogue castle 12

Price: $50 for 750ml

Distilled / Owned By: Cooley / Castle Brands

Region: Ireland

40% ABV

Aged For: 12 Years

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: Yes

 


 

Color: Golden wine

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Cherry, heather, barley, honey, and apple with a lot of astringency and copper.

Taste: Vanilla, butter, apple, and sugar. Very watery.

Finish: Short, with vanilla and oak notes. Very straightforward and simple.

Thoughts: The low proof takes the wind out of the sails, the palate and finish don’t really deliver.

Score: 73 out of 100

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