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They say good things come to those who wait.

 

After a near 80 year absence, Dunville’s Irish Whiskey is back and it is more beautiful than ever.

Dunville’s PX 12 Year Old Single Malt Irish Whiskey

The return of an icon.

With a complexity of flavour seldom found in such a delicate single malt, Dunville’s PX is worthy of its ancestral past. This legendary whiskey has once again taken its rightful place among the premier whiskeys of the world.

46% abv

Nose:  Layering of tropical and orchard fruits and light pepper spices encompassed in soft, powerful but controlled oak, and then a definite hint of Christmas cake that speaks of the quality of the PX sherry hogsheads.

 

Palate: Green apples, freshly cut green grass, banana cake, spiced vanilla custard and that wonderful Dunville’s candied orange grace note accompanying the dried fruits, raising, figs and sweet luxurious sherry.

 

Finish: Medium finish. Voluptuous, juicy and chewy. While the warmth and sweet sherry carry through, the final say is reserved for that wonderfully controlled oak, which reveals itself in the last lingering moments of the finish.

Dunville’s Three Crowns Peated Irish Whiskey

“Even people purporting not to like peaty whiskey will have a problem finding fault with this. This is a rare treat of an Irish.”

Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2018

43.5% abv

Nose: The lightest imaginable phenol drifts over the nose like glider over the Antrim coast. Quiet and barely noticeable unless you look for it, but what it surveys is rather beautiful.

 

Palate: Stunning texture – a mix of light ulmo honey and mocha makes for the friendliest and most beautiful delivery and follow through. The deft smoke drifts about without portfolio.

 

Finish: Long, slightly fruity now, with a lovely balance of stone fruits and sherry influence, which linger delightfully before finally giving way to rich mocha and that wonderful final kiss of smoke.

 

Tasting notes from Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2018

Dunville’s Three Crowns Vintage Blend Irish Whiskey

A premium vintage blend of superior aged whiskeys finished in three of the finest casks

43.5% abv

Nose: Very gentle, floral, sweet and juicy. Orchard fruits intertwined with nutty caramel,

nougat and powerful butterscotch overtones.

 

Palate: The initial sweetness from the malt gives way to light citrus fruits, orange, lemon, green apples, pepper and clove. The wood spice and lovely oak tannins firm up this whiskey before the oloroso sherry casks take the final curtain.

 

Finish: Orchard fruits and caramels give way as subtle notes of walnut, nougat, vanilla and dried fruits come through in the soft lingering finish.

“It was our founding goal to bring Dunville’s Irish Whiskey back to the world,

and we have done so to international acclaim.”

 

Shane Braniff, Owner of The Echlinville Distillery and Custodian of Dunville’s Irish Whiskey