Teeling Revival two
This “second Coming” is a 13 year old single malt initially matured for about 12 years in ex-bourbon casks. It was then finished for a further 12 months in
an ex-Calvados, French apple brandy, cask. It has then been bottled at 46% ABV and without chill filtration.
John Moriarty Notes
and lots of fruit as it goes down. Lingering warmth. This makes me not want to open my mouth for a while and just hold on to this beautiful taste. Those fruits I find are of nice ripe, peach, pear, giving a beautiful vanilla, honey flavour.
Stuart Irvine Notes
both as fresh and stewed. Beautiful mix of sweet fruit salad.
casks than the spirit. Apart from that the oak influence is restrained with the flavours from the Calvados having a lot more of a say. Ripe red apples and a little more of the green, cut grass note from the nose. The sweetness is almost overpowering on the palate but the savoury green element, along with a minor amount of spice, just about hold it all together.
dry wood spice. This then disappears
into a heady blast of ripe red apples.
Overall I have to say, I prefer this much more to the first release. This is one fruit beast of a whiskey.
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