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Writer's Tears Red Head Oloroso Sherry Butts 46% 700ml
Writer's Tears Red Head Oloroso Sherry Butts 46% 700ml

Writer's Tears Red Head Oloroso Sherry Butts 46% 700ml

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Writer's Tears Red Head Oloroso Sherry Butts 46% 700ml information

Writer's Tears Red Head Oloroso Sherry Butts is a unique and exclusive blend of Pure Pot Still and Irish Single Malt whiskey. This limited edition expression from Walsh Whiskey is matured entirely in ex-Oloroso Sherry casks, giving it a rich ruby hue and a wonderfully complex flavor profile. The nose is filled with notes of orange peel, dried fruits, sultanas, and sherry plums, while the palate offers classic characteristics of Oloroso sherry, including spicy raisins, fruitcake, and creamy oak. A flourish of orange awaits on the finish, which is delightfully long and complex.

Triple distilled and bottled at 46% ABV, this whiskey is free from chill filtration and has a rich and spicy character, with candied fruits, chocolate, and Christmas cake on the palate. Named after its amber hue, it's non-chill filtered, with no color added.

Inspired by the symbiotic relationship between writing and whiskey in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the name "Writer's Tears" pays homage to the literary greats of the time who were known for their love of Irish whiskey. This whiskey is a nod to the "Champagne of whiskeys," which was made from Single Malt and Pot Still distillates.

The influence of the rare Oloroso sherry casks used in aging this whiskey gives it a rich and unique signature, making it a must-try for whiskey connoisseurs and collectors. This whiskey is truly a "Sherry Bomb," and fans of Sherry Casks will not be disappointed.

FAQs

  • What makes Writer's Tears Red Head Oloroso Sherry Butts unique?

    This whiskey is unique due to its maturation entirely in ex-Oloroso Sherry casks, giving it a distinct rich ruby hue and complex flavor profile.

  • Is this whiskey chill filtered?

    No, Writer's Tears Red Head Oloroso Sherry Butts is non-chill filtered, preserving its rich and spicy character.

  • What is the alcohol by volume (ABV) of this whiskey?

    This whiskey is bottled at 46% ABV.

Tasting notes

  • Aroma: Orange zest, dried fruits, sherry plums, juicy orange segments, pineapple
  • Taste: Spicy raisins, juicy orange segments, dried fruits, sherry plums, creamy oak, chocolate with oak spice
  • Finish: Long, lingering finish with notes of dried fruits, oak spice, and creamy oak
  • Overall: The Writer's Tears Red Head Oloroso Sherry Butts offers a complex and nuanced flavor profile, characterized by sweet and spicy notes, with a lingering finish that showcases the influence of the Oloroso sherry cask aging.

Reviewer's opinion

Writer's Tears Red Head Oloroso Sherry Butts is an exemplary expression from Walsh Whiskey, showcasing the rich depth and complexity that comes from careful aging in Oloroso sherry casks. Its harmony of sweet and spicy notes, combined with a finish that seems to linger endlessly, makes it a standout choice for both connoisseurs and collectors. This is a whiskey that offers both a nod to the past and a toast to the future, embodying the spirit and tradition of Irish whiskey-making at its finest.

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46.0 %
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700 ml
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2020
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