Fercullen 20 YO Single Malt 5 Elements 46% - Limited Edition
In September 2021, Powerscourt Distillery released the second in the series of the "Five Elements" a very special limited edition Irish Whiskey. This Fercullen 20 year old single malt showcases the blending expertise of renowned Master Distiller Noel Sweeney.
Limited to 1,500 bottles, this 20 YO Single Malt is a marriage of 5 different cask styles resulting in a genuinely complex and distinctive whiskey.
The “Five Elements” include:
- A single distillery source.
- Two types of oak maturation; American White Oak and European Oak.
- Four different finishing casks; Oloroso Sherry, Pedro Ximenez, Marsala and Muscatel.
- Five styles; Oloroso Sherry, Pedro Ximenez, Marsala, Muscatel and Bourbon casks.
- The globally recognised touch and blending expertise of Master Distiller Noel Sweeney
Nose: Spice, liquorice, vanilla, then honey with a twist of lemon, ripe peach, kiwi, cinnamon, oak.
Tasting: Smooth silky soft texture, honey and cinnamon sweetness, fruit cocktail, light chocolate.
Finish: Long tasting sweetness from fruits and velvet texture; almost mouth-watering, yet a dry finish.
The Five Elements
This 20-year-old Single Malt whiskey is a marriage of 5 different cask styles, expertly
combined by Noel Sweeney to form a genuinely complex and distinctive whiskey. Noel’s legendary experience has been applied to ensure that different proportions of each style lend balance and expression to each of the Five Elements within this 20YO Single Malt Irish Whiskey.
16-year-old bourbon barrel matured malt whiskey has been finished for four years in a
variety of Oloroso sherry, Pedro Ximenez, Marsala and Muscatel casks, before marrying with 20-year-old Bourbon matured Single Malt. Five styles expertly combined by a Master’s touch, producing a symphony of flavour in this rare and inimitable Single Malt Irish Whiskey.