Our flagship range of New Zealand single malt. Aged for 18 and 21 years in American Oak, ex-bourbon barrels.
Mid gold, with copper lights. A mild and very mature nose – seems older than it's age statement. The influence of the cask is apparent, but wholly beneficial: the nose is floral, rather, with light coconut and acidic tropical fruits.
Taste is sweet, freshly acidic, then farmyard- musty. Water raises straw and hay-loft dust.
Our new flagship range of Single Malt Whisky marked the re-birth of Single Malt Whisky for our company.
We’ve worked hard to create a true successor to the award winning Milford Single Malts bottled by our predecessors, and believe we have.
The new, contemporary label, featuring a 3D like image effect of the ‘Water of Leith’ Distillery, is sure to catch your eye sitting among the standard fair of Scotch whisky labels.
The South Island Single Malt will be a available at the end of October 2011 in an 18 and 21 year old, bottled at 40% abv.