Teeling are one of the leading distilleries in Ireland, and one of the most exciting.
This expression, matured in Chestnut casks represents their innovation and is a really intriguing malt.
Teeling are the first distillery to open in Dublin in over 125, and yet their family history in the art dates back to the 18th century.
The newest iteration of the brand is only three years old, having been founded in 2015.
They are one of the brand sat the forefront of the Irish Whiskey revival, swiftly becoming one of the most popular on the market.
This malt is a perfect example of their innovation and why they have become so well loved.
The Teeling Distillery Exclusive PX Brandy Chestnut Wood Finish Irish Whiskey
Available exclusively from the distillery, this is a really unique Whisky and would make a fine addition to any Whisky collection.
it has been matured in PX Brandy casks made from Chestnut wood rather than the typical oak.
This gives it a really smooth body, with notes of caramel and vanilla.
The nose begins with malted grains, chestnut and exotic fruits such as pineapple and bananas.
This develops into a sweet caramel and maple syrup flavour, with hints of cinnamon and cream.
The palate is spicy, with more chestnut notes and cinnamon. the warmth is really lovely and goes perfectly with the smooth wood.
Cream and caramel fill the mouth with little hints of dried fruit such as raisins and dates.
More bananas and exotic fruits come through, adding a lovely zest to the overall flavour.
The finish wraps everything up nicely, with a last dose of warmth and a really smooth finish.
The Teeling Distillery Exclusive PX Brandy Chestnut Wood Finish Irish Whiskey is an excellent innovation and something a bit different from your everyday Irish dram. Well worth hitting up the distillery for, and grab a tour along the way.