Waterford Ballykilcavan: 1.1
Ballykilcavan 1.1 is one of six bottles from the inaugural release from Waterford distillery. Created with “Téireoir” in mind, founder Mark Reynier took his microscopic attention to detail he developed at Bruichladdich distillery, and applied it to his “single farm origin” series. As assumed, each expression is distilled from grain sourced from just one farm. Matured in American Oak, French Oak & Vin Doux Naturel barrels bottled at 50% ABV. There is no compromise on quality, and with it’s youth, only pushes each unique distillate to the forefront of the tasting experience. Good bottle to start with if you plan of journeying through the entire range. Each bottle contains a code, acting as a digital fingerprint in which you can find out just exactly the what, where, who and how of your bottle. The why needs no explanation.
Expect a bouquet of fresh peach, citrus and ripe banana. Mouthfeel lingers with peppery spice and some stewed apple.