Penderyn Portwood



Grower: Penderyn
Style: Single Malt / Bourbon & Port Cask
Country: Wales
Appellation: Penderyn
Age: No Age Statement
Alcohol: 46% ABV
Closure: CORK
Bottle Size: 70cl

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The Portwood-finish single malt whisky is a classic favourite and perfect for anyone who prefers a milder or sweeter tasting whisky. The elixir smells of rich dried fruits with dark chocolate with just a hint of toasty oak. The resulting taste on the palate gives an extremely creamy yet smooth richness with notes of honey and spiced sweetness that finishes gently.

Wales had lost the craft of whisky distillation since 1894 when the last surviving distillery closed its doors forever. The closure was a loss of national pride for the people of Wales, but no one could re-establish a whisky distillery for over a century. In the late 1990s, a group of friends met at a pub in a small Welsh valley town for a catch-up session over drinks. The small but tightly-knitted group of friends was extremely passionate about whisky, and patriotic too. The evening started with casual small talk until one of them brought up the idea of opening a distillery in Wales. It would be a Welsh distillery that creates “a whisky as pure and precious as Welsh gold” – one which the people of Wales would be proud to call their own. The group then decided on a location for the distillery – the historic village of Penderyn on the southern tip of the Brecon Beacons. The site was perfect due to its endless supply of fresh, natural spring water. Pooling their resources together, the group of friends began the construction of Penderyn Distillery and established the home of the Welsh’s liquid elixir. Since then, Penderyn became the first and only whisky to be manufactured in Wales since 2004.



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