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The NZ Whisky Collection 16YO Doublewood 500ml

"A MasterBlend of 70% single malt, and 30% premium grain whisky produced from unmalted barley in the Willowbank Distillery. Aged for 6 years in American Bourbon barrels, before finishing in French Oak NZ wine barrels, giving ruby colour, depth of character and long-lasting, rich flavours. 

The Story 
The awesomeness of the Dunedin DoubleWood comes from the foresight of our predecessors, the Preston Family, to transfer a large number of six year old MasterBlended whisky from American Oak to French Oak ex-red wine barrels. The new barrels came from the North Island and previously contained New Zealand Pinot and Cab Sauv. The Prestons released their DoubleWood after 2 years in French Oak. Our current release has benefited from at least nine years in the new barrels giving it a truly unique flavour. 

Nose: Complex sweetness with layers of aromatic dried fruit and spices 
Taste: Rich full natural sweetness with pleasant fruit and spicy flavours 
Finish: Satisfyingly warm with lingering toffee 

Type: MasterBlended 
ABV: 40% 
Age: 16 Years 
Barrel: American Oak, Ex-Bourbon. Finished: French Oak, Ex-Red wine." 



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