Cotswolds Founder's Choice released
A limitedmatured in special red wine
In autumn 2017, the English Cotswolds whisky and has already been awarded several international gold medals. For the current standard whisky, the team of distillery owner Daniel Szor batches ex- (30%) and ex-red wine casks (70%). Now a special edition has been released: "Founder's Choice" is its name and if you want to get your hands on one of them you should hurry up, because it is limited.released their first . It is a three-year-old
Specially prepared red wine casks
The Cotswolds Founder's Choice was batched only from ex-red wine casks. However, they are not ordinary red wine casks but have undergone a special process, that had been created by whisky expert Jim Swan. He mentored Daniel Szor in setting up the distillery. The 225-liter red wine casks made of are shaved, and recharred before they are filled with . This procedure breaks up the structure of the wood and allows an intensive exchange between wood and spirit. The red wine notes do not overload the young whisky and the American oak can enrich it with vanilla and coconut flavors.
Founder's Choice is bottled at cask strength
Those “STR” barrels of Daniel Szor and he has chosen them for this special as an homage to Jim Swan, who died in early 2017. Founder's Choice is limited to 2850 bottles and was bottled at of 60.9% , uncolored an unchill-filtered as it usual for Cotswolds . Like the classic Cotswolds Single Malt Whisky, the Founder's Choice is three years old.
Producer's tasting notes
Nose: Dry hay and cut wood, with dark chocolate and dried figs, and plums in sweet syrup.
Palate: Warming cereal and toast notes, with lots of fresh red fruits and butterscotch.
: Hints of spicy , lots of dried fruit and a lingering nutty, dry note.